St Matthew’s Memorial Cairn, Hastings

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The First World War memorial cairn in the grounds of St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Hastings, was unveiled on Armistice Day, 11 November 1922. It incorporated a granite tablet inscribed with the names of 44 former parishioners who had given their lives during the war. After the Second World War, a second tablet was added with a further 55 names.

See: Betty Carding, Hang on a Minute: A History of St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Hastings, Havelock North, 1995, pp. 20-1; Phillip Cleaver, St. Matthew’s Memorial Cairn (2012).

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