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21-November-2014
21-November-2014
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland
A plaque commemorates Private Vincent Shearing, a member of the 2nd / 40th Battalion who died in service in February 1942 during World War Two.

Location

Address:Market Place, St Luke`s Church, Bothwell, 7215
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.38239
Long: 147.00852
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:22-February-1942
Actual Event End Date:22-February-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

In loving memory of Pte Private Vincent Shearing

2/40th. Batt. A.I.F.

Died on active service Feb 22nd. 1942.  Aged 26 years.

Grant, O God, that as we recall the sacrifice and fidelity of those who lived and died for others

Our hearts may be quickened to a like unselfish devotion, that we may foster in our hearts and lives a deathess zeal for peace. Amen.

Source: MA
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