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Details

Location Corner of Stansbury Road and Memorial Drive, Yorketown, Yorke Peninsula - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A memorial comprising an arch and a wall of remembrance. The arch is constructed of two blocks of grey granite on two risers, behind the arch is a grey paved area with a white cross of sacrifice in the tiles and a bronze plaque set on an angled block of concrete. Behind this is a white block wall, six plaques are affixed to the wall, five are black with gold details, the sixth is a shield in grey metal set on grey pavers at the base of the wall.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Arch: Top level:

Insignia of the AIF LEST WE FORGET

Second level:

Wreath     SECOND WORLD WAR     Wreath1939-1945

Bronze plaque:

1914-1918

 

1939-1945

 

THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Wall:Black plaques:

WORLD WAR 11914-1918

MALAYAN EMERGENCY


KOREAN WAR

1948-1965


1950-1953


VIETNAM WAR


PEACE KEEPING

1962-1973


FORCES

Grey plaque:

IN MEMORY OF PRIVATE JAMES WILLIS PLUMMER10 BATT. AIF WHO FELL AT THE LANDING ON GALLIPOLI APRIL 25 1915 AGED 20 YEARS

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Yorketown Council, RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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BURTON, Robert Venn

Service number 619A
Lance Corporal
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Dec 1897

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KENNY, Eustace Godfrey

Service number 422
Corporal
5th Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jan 1896

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WYLY, Edward John

Service number 36090
Gunner
Born 25 Aug 1883

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BAKER, Dene Edward

Service number 5657
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 May 1891

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THIELE, Ewald Edgar

Service number 1181
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Oct 1895

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FARMER, Donald Craig

Service number 416251
Flight Sergeant
No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 3 Sep 1922

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MOODY, Harold Eric

Service number Officer
Lieutenant
3rd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 23 Mar 1893

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