Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Remembering our Soldiers at St John's.

A  highlight of St John’s Anglican Church Spring Fair  on 10 October 2015 will be a presentation by the Barker College Cadets bringing to life the stories of the 14 Australian soldiers who were killed during World War 1 and commemorated in the Church and Cemetery with Kathie Reith and David Wilkins from the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society being present to answer questions and to sell copies of their book “Rallying the Troops”.

If you are are related to Captain George Concanon, Private Leonard Taylor, Private Reginald Homfray, Private Joseph Bickell, Private Thuiller Cardew, Private Harold Olver, Private Roy Robertson, Private George Edwards,  Sergeant Charles Golding-Howard, Gunner Wilfred Crisford, Private Harold Baker, Captain Nowell Sievers, Captain Dudley Adams and Second Lieutenant Raynes Royle you may be interested to hear their stories.
The Fair which opens at 9:00 am will have its usual assortment of stalls, including Op Shop, bric-a-bac and clothing, Collectibles, book bargains, fruit and vegetables, cakes, biscuits and jams, plants and shrubs, craft and jewellery, wood turning, spit roast BBQ, coffee and cake, champagne and strawberries, colouring-in for all ages, jumping castle, the Barker College Band at noon, and the Sing Australia Choir at 1 pm.  The raffle with its prize of 12 months’ supply of groceries will be drawn at 2 pm when the Fair ends.

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