Topic: The New Brighton Surf Bathing and Lifesaving Club Memorial window

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The New Brighton Surf Bathing and Lifesaving Club decided after the First World War to erect a memorial window in their clubrooms. This was to remember the names of the 17 club members who ‘made the great sacrifice’.

The beautiful stained glass window was unveiled on 29th April 1923, on the eastern wall of the clubrooms, in the presence of many relatives and friends of those who died.

The soldiers’ names on the window are:


Sources

NEW BRIGHTON SURF CLUB, in Press, Volume LIX, Issue 17750, 30 April 1923, Page 6

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The New Brighton Surf Bathing and Lifesaving Club Memorial window


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