St Aiden's Anglican Church Memorial Plaques

Description

 

Three carved marble Memorial Plaques which were originally fixed to the walls of the Church. Currently held in storage.

 

Other information/Links:

Annandale's Great War: A Short Walk will be Marghanita da Cruz's third book in a series, which explore today's Annandale, while delving into its past.

Over 1200 locals left Australia as members of the Australian Imperial Force or to join British regiments. This book provides a self guided tour of the World War 1 honour boards and memorials around Annandale and the ANZACs whose names appear on them.

More information can be found here
http://ramin.com.au/walks/great-war-short-walk.shtml

Inscription

To the Glory of God and

in Loving Memory of

KENNETH H. BENNETT flying officer R.A.A.F.

brought down through enemy action

and buried at GROS THIEL FRANCE

18th DEC. 1944, AGED 22 YEARS.

PER ARDUA AD ASTRA.

 

To the Glory of God

and In Loving Memory of

RICHARD E. SKELTON - SHELDON

1st PIONEER BATT.

-7th REINFt.-

WOUNDED PASSCHIENDAELE,

FRANCE,

OCTOBER 22nd 1917

DIED JUNE 29TH 1919

AGED 25 YEARS

'Peace, perfect Peace.

 

To the Glory of God

and

In Loving Memory of

HAROLD E.B. SMITH LIEUT. 19th BATT.A.I.F.

Killed at Passchendale, France

Oct. 8th 1917 Aged 26

ALSO

ROY A.W. SMITH, LIEUT, 19th BATT.A.I.F.

Died of wounds at Passchendale, France

Oct. 15th 1917 Aged 23

Anzacs whose lives were nobly ended.

'Greater Love Hath No Man Than This,

That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friend'

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Lt Roy Alfred Walter Smith World War One DOW - 18th October 1917 1304 19th Battalion Passchendale, France view
FO Kenneth H Bennett World War Two KIA - 18 December 1944 424117 463 Squadron Gros Thiel, nr Rouen,France view
2nd Lt Harold Edward Benjamin Smith World War One KIA - 8th October 1917 326 19th Battalion Passchendale, France view
Richard E. Skelton-Sheldon World War One Wounded - 22 October 1917 DOW - June 29 1919 1st Pioneer Battalion Passchendale, France view
Address
122 Johnston Street
Annandale NSW 2038
Location/surrounding area
Annandale Community Church
Recorded by
Andrew Howell, Architect

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