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29-April-2019 (John Huth)

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The Croaker Memorial Church commemorates Frederick James Croaker, former manager of the Walhallow station, which was owned by the New Zealand and Australian Land Company.  The foundation stone was laid in his memory in 1923 and the church was officially opened and dedicated on the 22nd June 1924. 

After his death in 1920, a committee was formed to raise funds to build a church at Caroona, and it was decided to dedicate the church in memory of Frederick Croaker.


Address:Coonabarabran Road, Behind General Store, Caroona, 2343
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.406286
Long: 150.425931
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th November, 1923
Front Inscription

Plaque :

To the glory of God

And in memory of Frederick James Croaker of Walhallow, N.S.W. 

Died 4th November 1920.

This stone was laid by C. P. Thomas, Esq. of Quirindi

24th November 1923.


Inscription in Proximity
Croaker Memorial Church
Source: MA
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