Morton Memorial Doors, St Stephen's Presbyterian Church Narrabri

Narrabri Shire Council
Description

Brass plate covered doors at the front entrance to St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Narrabri. There are two small brass plaques, one on each door.

Mr and Mrs Morton died in a Comet air crash in Calcutta on 2 May 1953. Mr Morton served in the Second World War and won a Military Medal in the New Guinea Campaign.

Inscription

Left plaque

These doors are presented by Helen's parents and brothers, David John and Alistair Leitch

Right plaque

In loving memory of Helen and Hamish Morton, died Comet air crash, Calcutta May 2nd 1953

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Hamish Morton WW2 view
Address
5 Dewhurst Street
Narrabri Presbyterian Church
Narrabri NSW 2390
Local Government Area
  • Narrabri Shire
Setting
  • Building – outside
Recorded by
Narrabri Shire Council
Established date
1954
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
10/03/1954
Dedication date
03 October 1954
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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