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St John`s War Memorial, situated on the north-western side of the church’s outer wall, is dedicated to the 60 local parishioners who lost their lives during World War One (1914-1918). The parishioners included locals from around the area, as well as staff and officer cadets from the Royal Military College (Duntroon). One of the fallen listed is Major General William Throsby Bridges, the founder of Duntroon College and the first commander of the Australian Imperial Force.

Location

Address:45 Constitution Avenue, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Reid, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.28715
Long: 149.139987
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th December, 1924
Front Inscription

To the glory of God and in memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War
[ Names ]
1914 1919

"THY DEAD MEN SHALL LIVE." ISAIAH. 26 : 18.

Source: SKP,AHB, NC
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