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29-March-2021
29-March-2021

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The honour roll commemorates those connected with the Methodist Church who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

The honour roll is a white marble tablet in a classic Greek design mounted on a concrete slab, comprising a gabled top surmounting a section that is supported by two pillars on a base, between the pillars is a plaque. Originally it was affixed inside the chapel of the Methodist Church but was removed and relocated to its present site in 1981. All details are etched.

On the 1st February 1922, the trustees of the local Methodist Church in Caltowie considered steps for the erection of a memorial to the fallen soldiers who were connected with the church. The exact form of the structure was to be decided at a later date.
The Register (Adelaide), 3rd February 1922.

Some time ago the trustees of the local Methodist Church decided on designs, for the Memorial Tablet and Honor Roll of soldiers connected with the church. These have now been erected and the unveiling ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon next at 8 o'clock.
Areas' Express (Booyoolee, SA), 11 August 1922.

Location

Address:Cemetery Road, Cemetery, Caltowie, 5490
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.174188
Long: 138.470274
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.vwma.org.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th August, 1922
Front Inscription

Caltowie Methodist Church

Faithful unto death

Amey P.              Hopping J. L.
Berrill C. E.         Hockey J. L.
Clarke B. H.        Shillabeer W. L.
McDonald A. E.   Wilsdon W. H.

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

1914  - 1918

Source: RVWM, MA
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