B.C.O.F. Australian Contingent Memorial, The Garrison Church

Description

On a wooden base there is a bronze plaque with the lettering engraved into the plaque. At the top there is the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (B.C.O.F.) insignia. At the bottom of the plaque there is a small bronze plate with the details of the unveiling.

The memorial is on the inside left wall of the church.

Inscription

Top plaque:

1945 [insignia] 1952

British Commonwealth Occupation Force
Australian Contingent (B.C.O.F.)

The first Australian force to occupy the homeland of a former adversary Japan

IN MEMORY TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED

Brass plate:

To the Glory of God
Presented by B.C.O.F. Assoc N.S.W. Inc
Unveiled in the Presence of
His Excellency Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair AC.
Governor of New South Wales
8 August 1993

Address
The Garrison Church, Holy Trinity Anglican Church,
Argyle and Lower Fort Streets
Millers Point NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
Established date
1993
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1993-08-08
Dedication date
08 August 1993
Conflict/s
  • Occupation of Japan, 1946–51

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