Edward George Honey Memorial

Edward George Honey Memorial, public art. Melbourne

Public Art: Edward George Honey Memorial

Sculptor : © unknown

Description: Stone boulder with bronze and aluminium plaque

Date Unveiled: 1965

Location : The Edward George Honey memorial can be found quite fittingly across form the Shrine of Remembrance.

Who was Edward George Honey? : Edward George Honey is attributed as being the person who suggested the ritual of observing the two minutes silence to fallen soldiers.

Inscription :

In Memory of
Edward George Honey
1885-1922

A Melbourne journalist who while living in London
first suggested the solemn ceremony of
SILENCE
now observed in all British countries in
remembrance of those who died in war.
"LEST WE FORGET"

Edward George Honey memorial, public art, Melbourne

 

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