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10-May-2015
10-May-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A stained glass window commemorates the silver jubilee of the Carpentaria Aerial Mission which commenced its services in 1966.

 

Location

Address:Douglas Street, Quetta All Souls Memorial Cathedral, Thursday Island, 4875
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.584327
Long: 142.215098
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1966
Approx. Event End Date:1991

Dedication

Front Inscription

Window :

Anglican Church  VH-BIL

They will rose on wings like eagles

Carpentaria Aerial Mission 
1966 - 1991

Plaque :

 Dedicated to the glory of God

Commemorating the silver jubilee of the Carpentaria Aerial Mission which commenced in 1966 as an outreach ministry to the people of Cape York Peninsula and Gulf Country by the Revd. Tony Hall-Matthews (later Bishop of Carpentaria).

The first service was held in St Michael`s and All angels Church, Georgetown.

The aircraft was named Gilbert White after the first Bishop of Carpentaria.

Source: MA
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