Resting in Peace: Flying Officer Francis Ewen



As you look up Anzac Parade in Canberra towards the War Memorial, looking away from Parliament House, which marks one of the three points of the Parliamentary Triangle, you may miss the little church tucked away to the left. This is the church of St John the Baptist and it has stood in this location since 1841. Old churches are so full of history. Walking through the gravestones of this one, you find, tucked away in the midst of the pioneers of the area, a unique grave, that of Flying Officer Francis Charles Ewen.

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