Norman Alfred Hodgkinson Memorial Window

All Saints' Church memorial windowAll Saints' Church memorial window, close upAll Saints' Church surroundings
Description

This memorial window is dedicated to the memory of Private Norman A. Hodgkinson and is located in the All Saints Anglican Church Warriors' Chapel, Moree

On 21 July 1952, the North West Champion reported J.S. Moyes, Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of Armidale, was to dedicate "several memorials in All Saints' Church including four stained glass windows", on Sunday, 27 July. The dedication may have included this window. 

Norman Alfred Hodgkinson was born on 31 March 1914 at Moree. He enlisted in the Australian Army at Paddington, NSW, on 24 September 1941. As a Private and a member of the 2/12 Field Ambulance, he died at sea on 14 May 1943. Hodgkinson was about the 2/3rd Australian Hospital Ship Centaur, travelling from Sydney to Cairns, when it was sunk by a Japanese submarine off the Queensland coast.

Materials
  • Glass
Inscription

A.M.D.G. IN MEMORY OF
Pte. NORMAN A. HODGKINSON
KILLED IN ACTION 1943.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private Norman A Hodgkinson World War 2 KIA 14/5/1943 NX48142 Army 2/12 Field Ambulance 2/3rd Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur view

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Address
All Saints Anglican Church
101 Boston Street
Moree NSW 2400
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Moree Plains Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Stained glass window
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Year of construction
1952
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date
27 July 1952
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45