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03-April-2015
03-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A memorial gateway built in honour of former parish chaplain, Charles H. Patmore, who died while in a prisoner of war camp during World War Two. 

Chaplain Charles Henry Patmore, Australian Army Chaplain's Department (AACHD) was attached to the 2/21st Battalion. Chaplain Patmore was accidentally killed as a prisoner of war (POW) in Ambon during an allied air raid attack on 15 February 1943. 

Note : On the 15th December 2013, the church closed its doors with a final service and de-consecration, prior to being sold.

Location

Address:130 Rutherford Road, St John`s Anglican Church, Toolamba, 3614
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.483969
Long: 145.33181
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Actual Event STart Date:15-February-1943
Actual Event End Date:15-February-1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the glory of God and in memory of Chaplain Charles H. Patmore who paid the supreme sacrifice

Feb. 1943.

 

Source: MA
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