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A sanctuary lamp commemorates Flying Officer Edward Cyril Buckland who was killed when his plane crashed in September 1944 during World War Two.
He was onboard the 27 O.T.U. R.A.F. Wellington bomber LP 436, when it crashed during a night bombing exercise.
|Address:||14 Ackland Street, Christ Church, St Kilda, 3182|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.863711|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Religious Object|
|Actual Event STart Date:||18-September-1944|
|Actual Event End Date:||18-September-1944|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 18th September, 1949|
The sanctuary lamp is dedicated to the glory of God and in loving memory of F/O Edward Cyril Buckland
A former chorister of this church who gave his life for his country in England on 18th September 1944
18 - 9 -1949