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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

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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RICHARDS, Harold Nelson

Service number PA2191
Engine Room Artificer IV
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 5 Jul 1914

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MARKS, Roland

Service number SX5916
Private
2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 25 Mar 1920

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MCKIGGAN, Malcolm Eric

Service number 407530
Pilot Officer
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 12 Jun 1913

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BURTON, Gordon Robert

Service number S45509
Corporal
Born 9 Feb 1924

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HUNTER, Samuel Leonard

Service number SX8389
Private
8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 22 Aug 1914

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BINT, John Herbert Spencer

Service number SX7905
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 24 Jul 1917

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CLARK, John Brooks

Service number SX11925
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 13 Sep 1912

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WESTERN, Malcolm George

Service number 417917
Flight Sergeant
No. 576 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 16 Dec 1923

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