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03-May-2017
03-May-2017

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The Memorial Lych Gate and Lamp of Remembrance commemorate those from the parish who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. The Lamp of Remembrance is located inside the gate and is inscribed with the names of the fallen soldiers. 

A Peep Into The Past
Happenings in the Boorowa

District 25 Years Ago
(Reprinted from 'Boorowa News' old files.)
FRIDAY, 27th APRIL, 1928.
Anzac Day In Boorowa. — A beautiful sunlit sky greeted the celebration of Anzac Day in Boorowa where a memorial service was held at St John's Church of England, at 10.30 a.m., and at which the Soldiers' Memorial Lych Gates were officially opened and blessed.
Boorowa News (NSW : 1951 - 1954), Friday 7 August 1953.

 

Location

Address:37 Queen Street, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Boorowa, 2568
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.439624
Long: 148.724648
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 1928
Front Inscription

Plaque :

IN MEMORY OF THE
SOLDIER SONS
OF THE CHURCH IN THE PARISH
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.
Their Names Are Inscribed On The Lamp
Of Remembrance, Given By Their Comrades

 

Source: MA,NRWM
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