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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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JOSE, Gilbert Edgar

Service number SX11028
Major
Born 1 Nov 1898

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RUDALL, Peter Sutherland

Service number PA2017
Ordinary Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 31 May 1922

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SPAVIN, John Lewis

Service number SX7272
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 16 Jan 1915

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DUNNING, Rayden Kingsley Ross

Service number 407317
Born 15 Oct 1916

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SMITH, Graham Natt

Service number 416719
Pilot Officer
No. 263 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 30 Sep 1922

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SIMPSON, Reginald Austin

Service number PA1260
Telegrapher
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 10 Apr 1917

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WHITTAKER, William Alexander

Service number 47773
Corporal
Born 9 Dec 1914

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NEILL, Kenneth John

Service number 407800
Flight Lieutenant
Born 1 Aug 1916

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