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Christ Church Honour Roll : 25-December-2011
Christ Church Honour Roll : 25-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Nancy Alford

Two stained glass windows commemorate those from the parish who died in service or were killed inn action in World War One.

To perpetuate the memory of those connected with Christ Church who sacrificed their lives in the Great War, a memorial window erected by the parishioners, was unveiled on Sunday. In the two bases are inscribed the names of the 15 fallen soldiers.  The window was unveiled by Major Lowe, president of the local branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A., and the occasional sermon was preached by Chaplain -Colonel Dexter. D.S.O., M.C. 
Age (Melbourne), 13 November 1923. 

Location

Address:8 Mostyn Street, Christ Church, Castlemaine, 3450
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.065717
Long: 144.215106
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
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 11th November, 1923
Left Side Inscription

Names of the fallen

[ Names ]

Their glory shall

To the glory of God and to perpetuate

Of the men from this Parish

Erected by the

Right Side Inscription

Names of the fallen

[ Names ]

Not be blotted out

the loyalty, patriotism and sacrifice

who served in the Great War 1914 - 1919,

Parishioners.

Source: MA
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