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'

 
 

Recorded By: 

Andrew Howell, Architect
 

Location / Surrounding Area: 

Annandale Community Church
 

Address Data: 

122 Johnston Street
Annandale NSW 2038
 
 

Community contribution

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Veterans Listed

Rank FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Status Unit Campaign Link
FO Kenneth H Bennett World War Two KIA - 18 December 1944 463 Squadron Gros Thiel, nr Rouen,France view
Richard E. Skelton-Sheldon World War One Wounded - 22 October 1917 DOW - June 29 1919 1st Pioneer Battalion Passchendale, France view
2nd Lt Harold Edward Benjamin Smith World War One KIA - 8th October 1917 19th Battalion Passchendale, France view
Lt Roy Alfred Walter Smith World War One DOW - 18th October 1917 19th Battalion Passchendale, France view