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A brass tablet commemorates Lieutenant-Commander H. J. Bennett , a worshipper at the church who died in 1926.

A memorial service for the late Lieutenant Commander H J. Bennett, R. N., was held yesterday morning at All Soul's Church, Leichhardt, with whom he had been connected for very many years as treasurer and church warden. The service was conducted by Rev. R. B. Robinson, the rector.  Rev. H. S Begbie. former rector, preached, and paid an eloquent tribute to the deceased. He also unveiled a brass naval tablet. Special music was rendered by the church choir. 
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW),  28 March 1927.

Location

Address:Norton & Marion Streets, All Souls Anglican Church, Leichhardt, 2040
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.883611
Long: 151.156667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th March, 1927
Front Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF LIEUT.-COMMANDER H.J. BENNETT. R.N.

BORN 8TH APRIL 1849.
DIED 19TH FEBRUARY 1926.

FOR MANY YEARS A FAITHFUL WORKER IN THIS CHURCH.

"GOD'S FINGER TOUCHED HIM AND HE SLEPT."

 

Source: NRWM, MA
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