Fort Street Public School War Memorial Window, Millers Point

Fort Street Public School Memorial Window, full length with brass plaque on lower left sideFort Street Public School Memorial Window, angled view of top sectionsFort Street Public School Memorial Window, angled view of bottom sectionsFort Street Public School Memorial Window, close-up of dedication inscription
Description

This stained glass memorial window is a prominent feature within the main building at Fort Street Public School. It consists of 14 sections.

The memorial window features St John, holding a dove and green quill; St George; the Fort Street Public School crest; a quote from St John's Gospel, Chapter 15, Verse 13 ('Greater Love Hath No Man'); and the dedication inscription.

The window is noted to have been designed by Mr and Mrs Ashwin.

Materials
  • Glass
Inscription

Window:

Erected to the memory
of the men and women
from Fort St primary
School Who served
and died in two
World Wars

B. McKervey
PRINCIPAL. 1958

 

Brass plaque next to window:

Fort Street Primary School

This War Memorial Window was unveiled by the

Hon RJ Heffron MLA

Deputy Premier & Minister for Education

24th November 1958

Dr HS Wyndham MA Dip Ed Director General of Education

B McKervey BA HDA, LASA, LTDA Principal

Address
Fort Street Public School
10 Upper Fort Street
Millers Point NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location/surrounding area
In the main building of Fort Street Public School
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Stained glass window
Recorded by
Raphael Gracia; Martine Bruce
Established date
01/01/1958
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
11/24/1958
Dedication date
24 November 1958
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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