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14-June-2015
14-June-2015

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A stained glass window commemorates those from the parish who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two. The inscription on the window is partly obscured by the reredos. 

Wallsend Returned Soldiers' sub branch yesterday decided to give £2 2s to St. Luke's Girls' Friendly Society for the purpose of having a stained glass window in the church. It was stated that 570 men had enlisted from Wallsend. The cost of the window would be £100. 
The Newcastle Sun (NSW), 3 July 1944.

A parishioners' tea in the Wallsend Parish Hall yesterday was part of the celebration of the patronal festival of St. Luke's Anglican Church. A stained glass memorial window will be placed in the parish church. A central window will be a memorial to servicemen of the parish who have lost their lives. 
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW), 
16 October 1944. 

Location

Address:Metcalfe Street, St Luke`s Anglican Church, Wallsend, 2287
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.905299
Long: 151.670797
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1944
Front Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GREATFUL (sic) MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR II
Source: MA
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