• Short Summary

    THE FIRST OF THREE CHURCHES FOR COMMONWEALTH TROOPS IN MALAYA WAS OPENED ON SUNDAY. THE?

  • Description

    THE FIRST OF THREE CHURCHES FOR COMMONWEALTH TROOPS IN MALAYA WAS OPENED ON SUNDAY. THE CONSECRATION CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED BY A SENIOR AUSTRALIAN ARMY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPLIN-GENERAL, THE REVEREND J. MORGAN.

    A PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IS DUE TO BE CONSECRATED IN MID-APRIL, AND LATER THIS YEAR THE TERENDAK CHURCH OF ENGLAND WILL BE COMPLETED. UNTIL NOW RELIGIOUS SERVICES FOR THE COMMONWEALTH TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE OPEN IN ONE OF THE CAMP SCHOOLS. WEDDINGS, BAPTISMS AND FUNERALS HAVE ALSO BEEN TAKING PLACE IN THE OPEN.

    WITH THE OPENING OF THE THREE CHURCHES THIS YEAR, THE LARGEST ARMY CANTONMENT EAST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN MOVES CLOSER TO COMPLETION...

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6VX4SKILEP0ZYVQLT0CBV0PPV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VX4SKILEP0ZYVQLT0CBV0PPV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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