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05-August-2015
05-August-2015
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A marble plaque commemorates Lieutenant Edward Ellis Henty who was killed in action at Gallipoli in August 1915 during World War One.

A tablet, which has been erected to the memory of Lieut. E. E. Henty, who was killed on Gallipoli, was unveiled in St. Stephen's Anglican Church on Sunday last by his widow. The dedication ceremony was performed by Canon Carmichael. The tablet is inscribed as follows:- " In loving memory of Edward A. Ellis Henty, Lieutenant 8th Light Horse, who was killed at Gallipoli on  7th August, 1915, aged 27 years. Glad did I live and gladly die, and laid me down, with a will."
Border Watch (Mount Gambier), 7 July 1917.

 

Location

Address:57 Julia Street (cnr Percy Street), St Stephens Anglican Church, Portland, 3305
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.348699
Long: 141.603308
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:07-August-1915
Actual Event End Date:07-August-1915

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st July, 1917
Front Inscription

In Loving Memory of
EDWARD ELLIS HENTY
Lieut. 8th Light Horse A.I.F.
Who Was Killed At Gallipoli
On 7th August 1915, Aged 27 Years
"Glad Did I Live And Gladly Die,
And I Laid Me Down With A Will."

 

Source: MA
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