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A bronze plaque commemorates Herbert John Rose (1857-1930), Anglican clergyman and army chaplain. The tablet was unveiled and dedicated by the Reverend Canon Beck. 

For many years Reverend Rose was senior chaplain of the forces of New South Wales and saw service in the Sudan and Boer Wars. He was Rector of St Anne's for 45 years and it was during his ministry that a church and parish hall were erected. 

A bronze mural tablet at St. Anne's Church, Strathfleld, erected to the memory of the late Rev. H. J. Rose, rector of St. Anne's for 45 years, was unveiled and dedicated by the Rev. Canon Beck yesterday.
Sun (Sydney), 9 February 1931.


Address:Homebush & Beresford Roads, St Anne`s Anglican Church, Strathfield, 2135
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.870903
Long: 151.087497
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th February, 1931
Front Inscription

To the glory of God and to the dear memory of Herbert John Rose

Priest in the church of God

Rector of this parish from 1885 to 1930.

Born 21st June 1857.  Entered into rest 24th May 1930.

"Sleepe after toyle.  Porte after stormie seas.
Ease after warre.  Death after life doth greatly please." 

Si monumentum requirie circumspice.

This tablet was erected by the parishioners and other friends

Source: MA,ADB
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