Adelaide Treasury Department WW1 Honour Board Back to Search

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Details

Location King William St, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

An ornately polished and coloured wooden honour board. All details are in gold paint except for the Royal Cypher, title ribbands, flags and memorial section. The board is divided into seven panels (229 names from 24 government departments); the centre panel contains the title and below this is the dedication of supreme sacrifice section.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Top:

                                                                                  GR Royal Cypher

Centre panel:

Upper ribband:

                                                                                   TREASURER

                                                                                          AND

Lower ribband:

                                                                              CHIEF SECRETARY

                                                                               Names of those

                                                                                    who have

                                                                           ENLISTED for SERVICE

                                               1914                                 in the                                   1919,

                                                                    AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES

 

                                                        THE ROLL (OF in the centre of wreath) HONOUR

                                    Soldier with Arms Reversed                                Soldier with Arms Reversed

          HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN CAN DIE

          FIGHTING FOR GOD, FOR TRUTH AND LOYALTY

          AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY

                                                         DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

Condition

Good

Maintained by Adelaide City Council

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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BONNEY, George Edward

Service number 44
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Aug 1876

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THAIN, Hurtle John

Service number 2258
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Dec 1897

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SMITHAM, Charles Gordon

Service number 1990
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Apr 1885

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MCINERNEY, Joseph Thomas Patrick

Service number 2451
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Apr 1898

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IRVING, Allan William James

Service number 1528
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Apr 1895

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THORPE, Joseph Prentice

Service number 8581
Gunner
5th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 10 Apr 1882

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