Reverend George ColePrint Page
A three paned stained glass window, with the centre pane showing Pestalozzi, a 17th century benefactor of orphans in Switzerland, and a boy commemorates the Reverend George Henry Cole (1859-1919), founding superintendent in 1903 of the Central Mission Boys’ Training Farm (later Tally Ho) .
|Address:||148 Lonsdale Street, Wesley Uniting Church, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.810195|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||1919|
To the glory of God and in memory of Rev. George Henry Cole. Superintendent of the Central Mission Boys Training Farm 1903-1919, who died July 11th, 1919, in the 60th year of his age, and the 38th year of his ministry.
A member of the Central Mission staff for 21 years. Erected by his widow, children, and friends in the Wimmera 1920.
A friend of the children. Strong and robust in character, practical, tender-hearted and kind. A successful evangelist.