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All Saints War Memorial Church was erected in memory of those who died and those who served in the Great War.

In 1917, the Reverend W.T. Hand and the Anglican congregation conceived of an idea of a Memorial Church in memory of those who had served in World War One. After the disastrous flood of 1916, the town was rebuilt and a new site for the church was required and efforts were made to collect donations for a permanent memorial. In 1934, plans for a new church were submitted and on May 9th 1935 the foundations for the new church were completed and blessed "To the Glory of God and In Remembrance of His Mercies 1914-1918" by Fortescue, Bishop of Rockhampton in front of a large gathering. The first service was held in the new church on the 12th March 1936. The church was dedicated by Fortescue, Bishop of Rockhampton on the 5th June 1938.
The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton), 16th June 1938.

Location

Address:Daintree & Capricorn Streets, Clermont, 4721
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -22.824256
Long: 147.638409
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 9th May, 1935
Front Inscription

To the Glory of God and In Remembrance of His Mercies 1914-1918

Source: SKP, MA
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