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Alfred M. Coppin : 27-March-2012
Alfred M. Coppin : 27-March-2012
Photographs supplied by Geoff Hacquoil

The plaque on the church organ commemorates Alfred M. Coppin who was the organist and choirmaster for twenty-seven years.

On Sunday evening, in the Mount Barker Methodist Church, a tablet to the memory of the late organist and choirmaster, Mr. Alfred Coppin, was unveiled before a large congregation by Mrs. F.W. Ellis, who has been a member of the choir for fifty years. Mrs. Ellis was introduced by the Rev. Milton Tresise. Mr. Fred Walker rendered a solo and the choir contributed appropriate music. Mr Les Smith was the conductor and Miss Florel Smith presided at the organ. Amongst those present were Mrs. A.M. Coppin and family and Mr. and Mrs. Coppin sen. 
Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser (SA), 30 September 1937. 

 

 

Location

Address:13 Mann Street, Mount Barker Uniting Church (Dunn Memorial Church), Mount Barker, 5251
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.067642
Long: 138.861194
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th September, 1937
Front Inscription

To the memory of Alfred M Coppin

Organist and Choir Master for 27 years.

Called home 17th April 1937.

A tribute from the Choir members associated with him during the above period. 

Source: MA
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