St Matthew`s Anglican Church Honour RollPrint Page
The Honour Roll commemorates those from the church who served in World War One. The church is now a private residence and the roll is now located at the Memorial Hall.
Captain Chaplain F. W. Rettie, of St. John's, Boorowa, unveiled and dedicated an elegantly polished maple Honor Board at St. Matthew's Church of England, Rye Park, on Sunday afternoon last. The church was overcrowded with relatives and friends of those whose names appeared on the board, and the beautiful dedication ceremony was performed while the congregation stood with heads bowed. Nurse Richmond's name heads the list, and the Rev. Rettie spoke in glowing terms of the heroic sacrifices our noble nurses have made during the war. The other names appearing on either of the board are — J. E. Silk, Joseph Silk, R. Mewburn, A. Mewburn, O. M. Styles, A. Keefe, W. Keefe, A. T. Noakes, R. E. Wilson, G. S. Perks, D. Perks, Reg. Gorham, F. Mallyon, A. H. Horton, S. Palmer, J. Palmer, Sid Gorham, Frank Scott, Jas. Sheldrick, A. Howes, N. Howes, R. Howes ; whilst the middle partition of the shrine, under the following inscription : ' Greater love hath no contains the names of— J. E. Silk, 19-8-1616. R. Mewburn, 26-9-1917. A. Mewburn, 5-11-1917. Abe Keefe, 22-8-1918. A. T. Noakes, 18-5-1917. Frank Scott, 11-8-1918. A. Howes, — .
Burrowa News (NSW), 3 January 1919.
|Address:||Yass St, Rye Park Memorial Hall, Rye Park, 2586|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.520686|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 29th December, 1918|
GOD, KING & COUNTRY
St Matthew's Church Rye Park
Greater Love Hath
No Man Than This