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The Memorial Lych Gate and Lamp of Remembrance commemorate those from the parish who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. The Lamp of Remembrance is located inside the gate and is inscribed with the names of the fallen soldiers. 

A Peep Into The Past
Happenings in the Boorowa

District 25 Years Ago
(Reprinted from 'Boorowa News' old files.)
FRIDAY, 27th APRIL, 1928.
Anzac Day In Boorowa. — A beautiful sunlit sky greeted the celebration of Anzac Day in Boorowa where a memorial service was held at St John's Church of England, at 10.30 a.m., and at which the Soldiers' Memorial Lych Gates were officially opened and blessed.
Boorowa News (NSW ), 7 August 1953.



Address:36-38 Queen Street, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Boorowa, 2568
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.439723
Long: 148.724425
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 1928
Front Inscription

Plaque :

In memory of the soldier sons of the Church in the Parish who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918.

Their names are inscribed on the Lamp of Remembrance, given by their comrades


Source: MA,NRWM
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