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Location North Terrace / Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A Wall of Remembrance constructed of Macclesfield marble.  A large stone three-sided wall with large bronze plaques affixed. On the top of each corner is a light. Eight panels list the names of those who fell in WW2. The centre panel records a dedication. Located behind the South Australian National War Memorial. It is located central to the outer face of the Government House Domain wall.

Built Architect, L. Laybourne Smith, design approved July 1953
Opened 11 November 1956
Inscription

Engraved in stone above the centre plaques:

1939 SECOND WORLD WAR 1945

 

CENTRE PANEL RAN insignia AIF insignia RAAF insignia

ON THESE TABLETS ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO ENLISTED IN THE STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA TO SERVE THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945 AND WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

 

Condition

Good

Maintained by Adelaide City Council

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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RUDALL, Peter Sutherland

Service number PA2017
Ordinary Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 31 May 1922

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PARISH, Albert Herbert George

Service number SX9802
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 22 May 1911

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SMART, Mervin John

Service number 416798
Flight Sergeant
No. 466 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 24 Jan 1922

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PETERS, Arthur Hurtle

Service number SX3149
Corporal
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 3 Oct 1916

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DOWLING, Peter Gordon

Service number SX11419
Born 2 Jul 1917

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EVANS, Lionel Morris

Service number SX6923
Corporal
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 22 Jul 1905

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WAREHAM, William Robert

Service number SX8658
Corporal
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 6 Dec 1914

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BEECKEN, Maurice George

Service number SX8848
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 29 Jul 1916

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