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

Description

A bronze plaque with engraved lettering, attached on a wooden base. At the top of the plaque 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
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
Established date
1993
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
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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