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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 National War Memorial (WW1). 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

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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HANNAFORD, Hector Roy

Service number 407427
Flight Lieutenant
Operational Training Units (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 9 Jun 1917

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JARVIS, Jack Verdun

Service number SX6343
Private
2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 May 1919

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THOMPSON, Norman James

Service number SX12354
Corporal
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 4 Jul 1918

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NOACK, Arthur John

Service number SX9399
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 24 Dec 1910

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KAVANAGH, Leo Michael

Service number SX9198
Private
Born 15 Jun 1902

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STRIPE, Alexander Edward

Service number 20056
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 7 Sep 1915

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RILEY, Michael Nugent

Service number SX8113
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 10 Jun 1920

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ROBERTSON, James Henry

Service number 437008
Sergeant
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 28 Jun 1923

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