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Details

Location Main North Road, Yacka, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble memorial of a statue of a soldier standing at ease on a block that is surmounted on a capped pedestal and a three-tier marble and concrete base and slab. A marble plaque for World War 11 is affixed to the block; this was added to the original monument and unveiled on Sunday the 9th of November 1947 by the then Premier, Sir Thomas Playford.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Plaque:

LEST WE FORGET.ERECTED IN HONOR AND TO THE MEMORYOF OUR HEROES WHO FELL IN SECONDWORLD WAR 1939-1945KENEFICK, WILLIAM LAURENCEPETERS, MAX W.THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER

Pedestal:

LEST WE FORGET.ERECTED IN HONOR AND TO THE MEMORY OF OURHEROES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919.

 

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER.

Pedestal left:

ERECTED BY THE PUBLIC OF YACKA,AND SURROUNDING DISTRICT, 1921

Pedestal right:

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS,THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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HOSKING, Leslie Gordon

Service number 192
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Apr 1891

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GALE, Edwin James

Service number 881
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Feb 1888

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WITCOMB, John Francis Trafford

Service number 2875A
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Dec 1892

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LARWOOD, Roy Holly

Service number 2437
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Oct 1890

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DACK, Hubert Roydan

Service number 5349
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Feb 1894

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HARVEY, William Elliott

Service number 237
Private
8th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 15 Jan 1896

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LARWOOD, Roy Holly

Service number 2437
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Oct 1890

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GALE, Samuel Henry

Service number 282
Private
5th Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Oct 1886

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