Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance

Details

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

BLAND, Gordon Leslie

Service number 407519
Flying Officer
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 18 Dec 1916

GIBLIN, Bernard Joseph Robert

Service number SX1745
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 12 Oct 1919

CUSTANCE, Geoffrey James

Service number 416938
Warrant Officer
No. 70 Squadron
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 11 Aug 1922

GREENSLADE, Allan Loxton

Service number S1041
Private
Lines of Communication Units
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 2 Dec 1905

GARE, Victor Cromwell

Service number SX4176
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Jun 1902

BUSHELL, Ross Ferguson

Service number SX10450
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Aug 1920

KRIEG, Archibald Douglas

Service number 24609
Steward
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 29 Nov 1922

DILLON, Leslie James

Service number SX5551
Private
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 2 Dec 1916

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