Ernest BennettPrint Page
A plaque commemorates Ernest Bennett who was a layreader, treasurer and churchwarden. After the South African (Boer) War he married Nellie Bennett.
He was also secretary of the Lilydale Farmers and Fruit-growers' Association for some years and secretary of the local branch of the Tasmanian Producers' Organisation. He was appointed a Justice of the Peace and deputy chairman of the Lilydale Court. Ernest was also a sergeant with the Lilydale Volunteer Defence Corps and served for seventeen years as secretary of the Lilydale R.S.L., and was a member of the Loyal Pride of Lefroy Lodge.
Note : As at July 2016, public access to the Church of the Ascension is no longer possible.
|Address:||25 Station Road, Church of the Ascension, Lilydale, 7268|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.250276|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
To the glory of God and in memory of Ernest E. Bennett