ANZAC Day Centenary… April 25th 2015

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AS part of the 2015 ANZAC day centenary we read out the names on the Roll of Honour at St peter’s Church. remembering the people from the parish who served and died in the First World War… We also read out the names of those from the parish who died in the Second World War remembered by a Silver Communion Chalice which was donated to the church in their honour.

The Roll of Honour read as following

ELLERSLIE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

ROLL OF HONOUR

FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY

1914 – 1918

Clarence Ralph ARTHUR

Harold Theodore ARTHUR

Donald CUMMING

Francis Edward Kenneth MacDONALD

William Frank FERGUSON

Robert Searson Rodney FRANCIS

Wilfred Lawrence GIESEN – Killed

Herbert Rowland HILL

James Dilworth MOSSMAN – Killed

Westlake James PLATT

William Morton RYBURN

Herbert George RICHARDSON – Killed

James Henry SARGENT

Frederick James WEIR – Killed

Lancelot Joseph WADDELL

Frank Ernest WOODWARD

John Walker WARDELL – Killed

Richard Campbell FROST

Robert James RICHMOND

George Harold THORPE – Died

Least We forget

And the inscription on the Communion Chalice reads

ELLERSLIE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

To the Glory of God

and in grateful remembrance of the men and women

of this Church who served in the Second World War 1939 – 1945

The following made the Supreme Sacrifice

  1. B. Boaden (Frank Bruce BOADEN)
  2. McLellan (Samuel McLELLAN)
  3. White (Vernon WHITE)
  4. J. Wilson (Allan John WILSON)

“Greater Love Hath No Man Than This”

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