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Memorial plaque commemorates Captain George E. Johnston who was killed in action in St Martin`s Wood, France, during World War One.
There was a large congregation at St. John`s Church of England on Sunday afternoon when a memorial tablet was unveiled to the memory of the late Captain George E. Johnston. A good number of returned soldiers and members of the Citizen Forces attended.
The tablet, which is on the west wall of the church, bears the following inscription:—"To the Glory of God and in loving memory of Captain George E. Johnston, killed in action after four years service with the A.I.F. at St Martin's Wood. France, on 23rd August, 1918. in his 25th year."
Camperdown Chronicle (Vic), 29 May 1919.
|Address:||17 Hesse Street (Hesse & Pollock Streets) , Ss Johns` Colac, Colac, 3250|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.335876|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||23-August-1918|
|Actual Event End Date:||23-August-1918|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 25th May, 1919|
To the Glory of God
and in loving memory of
CAPT. GEORGE E. JOHNSTON
Killed in action after four years service with the A.I.F.
at St. Martin`s Wood, France.
August 23rd 1918. in his 25th year.