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The reredos in the church commemorates former members of the church who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.  

It consists of an English Oak screen behind the Altar that spans the wall. The panels either side of the centre panel contain a title and carved effigy of the AIF badge above the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice from the parish.

Auburn, Sept 30. In order to perpetuate the memory of Ptes. G. Eddington, W. E. Isaacson, W. E. Millard, E. W. Millard, and D. Williams, church lads who gave their lives for their country, a handsome blackwood reredos has been erected in St. John's Church. This was dedicated by Archdeacon Bussell this evening in the presence of a large congregation. The service was sung by the rector, Rev. H. Giles. The Rev. S. J. Boyd (Clare) read the lessons,the sermon being preached by Rev. W. H. Johnson, of Prospect.
Kapunda Herald (SA), 10 October 1919.


Address:St John`s Anglican Church, Vincent Street, Auburn, 5451
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.026201
Long: 138.683632
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 30th September, 1919
Left Side Inscription

To the glory of God

George. Eddington
William. Edward. Isaacson
Ernest. William. Millard

Right Side Inscription

And in grateful memory

Walter. Edmond. Millard
Donald. Edwin. Williams

Source: MA, RVWM
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