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Reverend Andrew Gillison : 12-July-2012
Reverend Andrew Gillison : 12-July-2012
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Commemorates a former Minister of the Church, who became a Chaplain in the Australian Imperial Forces and was killed at Gallipoli in World War One trying to save a wounded soldier.


Address:4 Chapel Street, St George`s Uniting Church, St Kilda East, 3183
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.859231
Long: 144.992256
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

to the glory of God and in memory of the Revd Andrew Gillison, M.A. for 6 years the faithful and beloved Minister of this Church and for 9 months of the "Great War", Chaplain in the Australian Imperial Forces.

His grave is in Gallipoli, where he gave his life to save a wounded soldier 22nd August 1915, aged 47 years.

This tablet is placed here by his congregation and by the officers and men of the 14th Battalion to which he was attached. 

Remebering his life and his death

"Whosoever will lose his life for My sake shall find it."

Source: MA
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