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Details

Location North Terrace / Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Monuments
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

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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DEY, David George

Service number 280627
Flight Lieutenant
Base Torpedo Unit (Nowra)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Aug 1915

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LIGERTWOOD, William Leith

Service number WX1585
Captain
2nd/7th Field Regiment
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 22 Feb 1916

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HANEL, Ivan Charles

Service number SX7483
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 17 Jul 1910

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BROOK, Kenneth Richard

Service number 416165
Flying Officer
RAF Conversion Units
Royal Air Force
Born 11 Jan 1922

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WORBY, Ronald Percy

Service number SX8947
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Jul 1918

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GIRRBACH, Karl

Service number 407712
Aircraftman 2
Aircrew Training Units
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 13 Jan 1915

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KNAPMAN, Wesley Bowden

Service number PA2000
Engine Room Artificer IV
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 23 Jun 1903

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NICHTERLEIN, William Everard

Service number 416104
Pilot Officer
No. 452 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 14 Feb 1920

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