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The honour roll commemorates those from the church who served in World War One. 

There was a crowded congregation at the Wellington Methodist Church on Sunday evening on the occasion of the unveiling of the Circuit Honor Board. The congregation was representative of various public bodies, and the military. Among those present were His Worship, the Mayor (Alderman M. McLeod), and several aldermen of the council, the cadets, the rifle club, the boy scouts, the Red Cross Society. The Rev. S. W. Bonner conducted the service, preaching appropriately, from 2 Samuel,chapter 23, verse 15: " And David longed and said, O that one would give me to drink of the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate."  Speaking of the call, and courage of service, and the value of service, the preacher making special reference to those "dead upon the field of honor." —A. G. Devenish, W. A. Rose, A.H.Sandry, T.S. Sandry— paying a tender and grateful tribute to their heroism and devotion.

Mr. A. Rose, J.P., unveiled the honor board, and the names thereon being read intercessory prayer was offered. The honor board, which is beautiful in design and workmanship, was executed by Murray Bros., and the lettering and decoration was excellently done by Mr. A. V. Brown. The board has been suitably placed in the arch above the choir gallery.
Wellington Times (NSW), 6 August 1917.


Address:Arthur & Maxwell Streets, Uniting Church, Wellington, 2820
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.557679
Long: 148.944309
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
Designer:Mr A. V. Brown (lettering & decoration)
Monument Manufacturer:Murray Brothers


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th August, 1917
Front Inscription
          HONOUR BOARD
        Men Who Volunteered For
Source: NRWM, MA
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