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Methodist War Casualties : 08-December-2011
Methodist War Casualties : 08-December-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The four paned stained glass window showing the death by stoning of Stephen, the first Christian killed for his faith, commemorates the fifteen hundred Australian Methodist soldiers who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

There are 1500 names on the Methodist Church of Victoria honour rolls of members who died on active service, and steps are being taken to place in the Wesleyan Church, Melbourne, an appropriate memorial window.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
31 January 1920.





Address:148 Lonsdale Street, Wesley Uniting Church, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.810199
Long: 144.968125
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Brooks, Robinson & Company (Melbourne, VIC)
Monument Manufacturer:Brooks, Robinson & Company (Melbourne, VIC)


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1921
Front Inscription

To the greater glory of God

And in honour of the 1500 Methodist soldiers of this Conference who gave their lives iin the Great War 1914-1918 for King and Country.

"Of whom the world was not worthy" 

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"  John 15.13

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