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A Font commemorates members of the church who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

In 1923 Archdeacon Bussell dedicated two tablets in the church, in the presence of over 50 people. One tablet was in memory of George Charles Hawker, his wife Lady Hawker, and several of their children. The other tablet in St. Michael's is placed over the font, which is the war memorial of the church, and was given in memory of the members of the Bungaree congregation who fell in the Great War.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 3rd October 1929.

Location

Address:Main North Road, Bungaree Station, St Michaels Church, Clare, 5463
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.744526
Long: 138.561048
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1923
Front Inscription

THIS FONT IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN THANKFULNESS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE RETURNED

Source: TOH, MA
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