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St John`s War Memorial, situated on the north-western side of the church’s outer wall, is dedicated to the 60 local parishioners who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

The parishioners included locals from around the area, as well as staff and officer cadets from the Royal Military College (Duntroon). One of those listed is Major General William Throsby Bridges, the founder of Duntroon College and the first commander of the Australian Imperial Force.


Address:45 Constitution Avenue, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Reid, 2612
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.287619
Long: 149.140224
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 7th December, 1924
Front Inscription

To the glory of God

And in memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War

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1914    1919

"Thy dead men shall live."
Isaiah. 26 : 18.

Source: SKP,AHB, NC
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