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04-January-2018
04-January-2018
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The memorial cross and honour roll commemorate the men of the 19th Infantry Battalion who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The cross was erected in memory of the men of the Battalion who were killed at Pozieres in 1916 while the panels contain the names of all members of the Battalion who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. 

A memorial cross brought from Pozieres and memorial panels bearing the names of 879 members of the 19th Battalion, A.I.F., who were killed in action, will be unveiled and dedicated at the Sailors and Soldiers' Memorial Church of St. Luke, Clovelly, tomorrow afternoon. The panels form a background for the cross.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 4th August 1934. 

Location

Address:26 Arden Street (Cnr Varna Street), St Luke`s Church, Clovelly, 2031
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.907981
Long: 151.259369
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Cross
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:Sunday 5th August, 1934
Front Inscription

Cross :

In Loving Memory Of
      The
OFFICERS, N.C.Os. & MEN 
OF THE 19. BATT. A.I.F. 
    1916
Killed At Pozieres

R. I. P.

Honour Roll :

[ Names ]

This Cross Was Originally Erected On The Battlefield
Of Pozieres, France, February 1917. And Was Dedicated
On The 5th August 1934 To The Memory Of Members Of
The 19th Battalion A.I.F. Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice
During The Great War Of 1914 - 1918.

Source: MA
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