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The hand-painted marble honor roll commemorates those from the Methodist Church who served in World War One.

Additional names have been added to the roll. 

A few months ago a framed honor roll was unveiled the Summertown Methodist Church. This has since been replaced by a marble one the unveiling of which took place on Sunday evening in the presence of a large congregation. The service, which was conducted by Rev. A. H. Melbourne, was also an in memoriam to those of the district who have fallen in battle, namely—Privates Spencer Schocroft, Stanley Hales, William Grigg, Alfred Vince, George Lelant, and Corporal Leonard Trenorden. The names on the roll are—Privates R. Bonython, K. Bonython, G. Birch. L. Caust, A. Caust, A. E. Collins. E. Curtis, R. Church, F. Church. A. Church. W. Driver, G. Driver. J. Franklin, R. Fuller, C. Grigg, W. Grigg. J. Grigg, C. Gorre, Spencer Hales, Stanlev Hales, H. Lawson, G. LeIant, S. Merchant, H. Merchant, W. Oliver, T. Oliver. J. Oliver, W. Paul, E Stamford. J. Schultz, H. Sitters, C. Schocroft, S. Schocroft, B. Trenorden, E. Trenorden, F. Trenorden, H. Trenorden, L. Trenorden, M. Thomas, C, Thomas, and A. Vince.

The unveiling ceremony was performed by Mrs. James Trenorden, sen., whose son had made the supreme sacrifice, and who has, another son and five grandsons serving their King and country.
Daily Herald (Adelaide),  8 February 1917.



Address:1056 Greenhill Road, Summertown Uniting Church, Summertown, 5141
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.958787
Long: 138.728564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 7th February, 1917
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Roll of Honour

For God and King

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Source: AHC, MA
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