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St Lukes War Memorial
St Lukes War Memorial

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The white marble cenotaph was donated by Mr James Bush of York Plains to commemorate his son and his comrades of St Luke`s Church who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

There is to be unveiled on Sunday morning next in the grounds of the Anglican (St. Luke's) Church at Campbell Town, a soldiers' monument, donated by James Bush, of York Plains, as a memorial to his his son, Private James William Victor Bush, and his comrades, and also members of St. Luke's Church who fell in the great war. The ceremony will be performed by the donor of the handsome monument.
Examiner (launceston), 13th May 1920.

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.


Address:Midland Highway, St Luke`s Anglican Church, Campbell Town, 7210
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.92593
Long: 147.494501
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th May, 1920
Front Inscription

In loving memory of Private James William Victor Bush 
No 7239 12th Battalion

Killed in action in France

10th May 1918.

Aged 33 years


Left Side Inscription

Their name liveth for evermore

Back Inscription

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

And of his comrades of St. Lukes who fell in the Great War

Source: MA,SKP,TWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au