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Reverend George Cole : 08-December-2011
Reverend George Cole : 08-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

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) .

 

Location

Address:148 Lonsdale Street, Wesley Uniting Church, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.810195
Long: 144.968133
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1919
Front Inscription

"Inasmuch" 

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.

Source: MA
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