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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

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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HAINES, Norman Dudley

Service number 416956
Leading Aircraftman
No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 1 Jul 1917

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HARRIS, Victor Basil

Service number S26471
Gunner
101st Anti Aircraft Regiment
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 1 Apr 1920

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MURRAY, Mervyn James

Service number SX38282
Sapper
Fortress Company Rabaul
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Sep 1918

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BROOK, Hugh Frank

Service number SX5709
Corporal
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 16 Jan 1914

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ROSS, Frank Walter

Service number SX18616
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 29 Apr 1910

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READ, Graham Sydney

Service number 417118
Flight Sergeant
No. 405 Squadron (RCAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Jul 1917

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NIEJALKE, Herbert Arthur

Service number SX10564
Private
2nd/2nd Field Ambulance
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 28 Jun 1919

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COX, John Acton

Service number SX10362
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 26 Jul 1907

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