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08-July-2018
08-July-2018

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The lamp commemorates those who served with the Australian Imperial Force during World War One.

There will be an interesting function at St. Augustine's Church, Hamilton, tomorrow, when the district commandant, Major-General Bruche, will unveil a massive lamp to the memory of the Allies. The lamp is of copper, cast and turned, and it stands about 4 feet high. It has been erected on one of the pillars at the entrance to the church. It has been designed by Mr. Lange Powell. There is an inscription which reads "To the abiding glory and fame of the A.I.F. They died to keep alive the light of liberty. General Bruche will perform the unveiling ceremony prior to the morning service. At 7.10 p.m. Colonel Cameron, M.H.R., will perform the ceremony of turning on the light to the lamp, and he will deliver a short address. Uniforms may be worn at both services.
The Daily Mail (Brisbane), 11 November 1922.

 

Location

Address:56 Racecourse Road, St Augustine`s Anglican Church, Hamilton , 4007
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.436619
Long: 153.064013
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Mr Lange Powell

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th November, 1922
Front Inscription

ANZAC
1915

Plaque:
COMMEMORATION 1922
TO THE ABIDING FAME OF THE A.I.F. 
THEY DIED OR SERVED TO SAVE ALIVE
THE LIGHT OF LIBERTY
         1914 - 1919.

Source: MA
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