St Aidan’s Church Memorial Hall, Exeter

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Description

This memorial hall is located on the grounds of St Aidan's Church, Exeter. Built in 1922, it was dedicated on 22 November 1922 by the Rev Canon Carver to all who served in the First World War on behalf of "Australia [...] Great Britain and her allies".

Inside the hall is a polished timber board measuring approximately 7 ft 6 in wide and 4 ft high, with an inscription in gold lettering.

Above the board, there is a lead light stained glass window with a quote from St John Chapter 15, Verse 13 from the King James Bible.

In the photograph of St Aidan's Church, the memorial hall is visible in the background, behind the historical church bell.

Inscription

Dedication stone

THIS HALL WAS BUILT 1922
to commemorate
the GREAT WAR of 1914-1918
in which
AUSTRALIA with GREAT BRITAIN
and HER ALLIES
fought for
JUSTICE and FREEDOM

Dedication board

In Honour of
ALL MEN and WOMEN
WHO SERVED ON BEHALF OF
THE BRITISH EMPIRE and its ALLIES
IN THE GREAT WAR

"The memory of the just is blessed"
Proverbs X-VII

1914
1918

Stained glass window

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN
THAN THIS; THAT A MAN LAY
DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS

St John
15 Ch
13 V

Address
St Aidan's Church grounds
5 Exeter Road
Exeter NSW 2577
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
Location status
Original location
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
Established date
1922
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
11/22/1922
Dedication date
22 November 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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