St Alban's Church memorial tower

St Alban's Church memorial tower

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The memorial tower at St Alban's Church, Dominion Road, Auckland. The tower was dedicated in October 1923 - see this related article from the Auckland Star, 15 October 1923.

This article from 26 August 1918 has more information about the font in the church, which was donated as a memorial to the sons of Mr. J.W. Bailey who had been killed in the First World War.

The church features the names of a number of servicemen who are listed on memorial plaques, pews, on the font and the altar:

First World War

  • Allan Richard Bailey 1297
  • Henry Irwin Bailey 10073
  • Ernest Claude Cook 3/2615
  • Henry George Clark 4/1905
  • Edwin Mitchelson Clark 12/3920
  • Herbert William Cox 2/2391
  • William Emmins 21234
  • Karl Jenkins 56303
  • Herbert Samuel Mackay 12/2023
  • Robert Alexander Reid 26914
  • Cecil Francis Cantlay 23969
  • James Charles Booth 46430
  • Cecil Frank Booth 21485

Second World War

  • William John Green NZ421702
  • Allan Warden Pugh 28783
  • Edward Henry Vazey A/1821

The foundation stone reads:

To the Greater Glory of God
Let the Living be Humble 
This stone was laid by 
Alfred Walter Bishop of Auckland 
October 29 1922

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