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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

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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BEATON, Colin Lindsay

Service number SX10061
Private
Born 25 Mar 1915

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BLACKMORE, Francis Leonard Henry

Service number 47042
Sergeant
2 Medical Air Evacuation and Transport Unit
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 21 Nov 1916

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LESCHKE, Walter William

Service number SX9347
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 3 Oct 1915

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POLKINGHORNE, Dermott Moore

Service number SX1625
Corporal
2nd/33rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 6 May 1918

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HARRIS, Ronald William

Service number 115768
Aircraftman
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Jul 1924

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SMITH, Raymond Francis

Service number SX6152
Corporal
2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 31 Mar 1919

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BUTTERFIELD, Thomas Ian

Service number 416205
Sergeant
No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 24 Jul 1915

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MAGOR, Eric Albert

Service number 407329
Pilot Officer
No. 45 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 25 Jan 1915

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