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Griffith Memorial Window
Griffith Memorial Window
Photographs supplied by Mrs V A Bradley, Uniting Church Orange Parish

A stained glass window installed as a War Memorial by the residents of March and District commemorates Corporal Gerald Griffith who died in 1917 at Messines in Belgium during World War One. 

The window was unveiled by Major General Sir N.R.Howse  V.C., K.G.B., K.C.M.G., on the 29th May 1921. 

Location

Address:893 Burrendong Way , March Uniting Church , March, 2800
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.213797
Long: 149.093269
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:05-June-1917

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 29th May, 1921
Front Inscription

 (window)

For King & Country to the Memory of Cprl.Gerald Griffith 44th BATT. Died 5th June 1917 MESSINES

 

(plaque)

Erected by Residents of March and District. Unveiled by Maj.Gen.Sir N R Howse V.C., K.G.B., K.C.M.G. 29th May 1921

Source: Mrs V A Bradley
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