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11-May-2021 (Georgina Bliss)
11-May-2021 (Georgina Bliss)

Photographs supplied by Paul Scott / Georgina Bliss

The stained glass window commemorates Sister Amy Dorrington who was accidently killed at Tunkalilla in 1934 while on a mission of mercy.

Two persons were killed on Friday morning when the car in which they were travelling on their way to attend a man suffering from snakebite crashed over a cliff on the Yankalilla track, near Yankalilla. The victims were Henry A. Stuck, motor mechanic, of Prospect, and Sister A. Dorrington, trained nurse, of Yankalilla
The Narracoorte Herald (SA), 25 December 1934.

 

Location

Address:132 Main South Road, Christ Church Anglican, Yankalilla, 5203
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.457797
Long: 138.343558
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:21-December-1934
Actual Event End Date:21-December-1934

Dedication

Front Inscription

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

In loving memory of Sister Amy Dorrington A.A.N.S. & D.T.N.S. who, on December 21st 1934, accidentally lost her life n the discharge of her duty.

This window is the gift of her friends.

 

Source: MA,PS
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