All Saints' Church, Murwillumbah

Murwillumbah All Saints' ChurchMurwillumbah All Saints' Anglican Church, crossed flags and plaqueMurwillumbah All Saints' Anglican Church, plaque under crossed flags
Description

The Murwillumbah All Saints' Church was designed by architects Conrad and Gargett of Brisbane. It was opened and dedicated as a memorial church on All Saints' Day, 1 November 1960. Within the church is a dedication plaque flanked by a crossed Union Jack and Australian flag. There is also three rolls of honour, two dedicated to the First World War and the third to the Second World War and later conflicts.

According to the Organ Historical Trust of Australia website, "[t]he first recorded Anglican service was held in Murwillumbah on 26 September 1870 … The All Saints' congregation had worshipped at two previous sites..." before this church was established. 

Inscription

Plaque

All Saints' Church
Murwillumbah

This church, dedicated to the greater glory
of God on All Saints' Day, A.D. 1960 was
erected in thanksgiving for peace, as a
tribute to those who served and in loving
memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice.
In World Wars I & II and the Korean War,
Malaya and Vietnam

Address
26-30 Byangum Road
Murwillumbah NSW 2484
Local Government Area
  • Tweed Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Building
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
11/1/1960
Dedication date
01 November 1960
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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