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Padre Geoffrey Sambell : 08-June-2012
Padre Geoffrey Sambell : 08-June-2012

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Commemorates Padre Geoffrey Sambell, a miltary chaplain in World War Two and Archbishop of Perth


Address:300 Waterdale Road, Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg, 3084
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.755725
Long: 145.047069
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 11th November, 2010
Front Inscription

In memory of Padre Geoffrey Sambel CMG, MID

28 October 1914 - 10 December 1980  VX104114  57/60 Battalion

Born at Broadford, Victoria.  A true servant of his fellow man.  Ordained on 9 February 1941.  Chaplain to the military forces.  Served in New Guinea 57/60 Battalion and 2/11 Battalion.  Director of Brotherhood of St Laurence.  Archbishop of Perth.

A visionary, humanitarian, great organiser, repected by all and just one of the boys.  

Lest We Forget.  11 November 2010

Source: MA
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