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Location Nookamka Terrace., Barmera, Berri and Barmera - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

Entrance to the Memorial Oval. Four concrete columns, the outer two have single wrought iron gates, the inner two have double wrought iron gates.

Two black marble plaques are affixed to each of the outer columns bearing the 18 names of the WW2 Fallen from Barmera and district;

A black marble plaque is affixed near the top of each of the inner pillars displaying the years '1939' and '1945'.

Additional Plaques have been added to recognise subsequent conflicts.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Left outer pillar:

Top plaque: KOREA 1950-1954

Lower plaque: VIETNAM 1962-1973

Left inner pillar: Top: Plaque '1939'

Right Inner Pillar. Top Plaque '1945'

Right outer pillar:

Top Plaque: MALAYA 1948-1960, 1964-1965

Lower plaque: BORNEO 1962-1966

Names of the Fallen  
Left

BROWN G.T.

CROCKER H.B.

HODGSON L.C.

McBRIDE P.

MUNRO R.D.

ROGERS P.A.

RUSSELL M.J.

SPEAK C.R.

STOKES A.W.

Right

CARNIE W.L.

GERMEIN J.F.

HOMBSCH R.

MORGAN H.C.

RICHARDS W.

RUSSELL C.N.

SEMMENS L.S.

STANFORD E.F.

TONKIN J.R.

Condition

Maintained by: Barmera Local Council

Peculiarities/Damage: Nil

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Names

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HODGSON, Charles Lewis

Service number SX950
Lieutenant
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 7 Oct 1918

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SEMMENS, Lewis Morell

Service number SX7189
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 29 Oct 1915

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MORGAN, Henry Charles Bassham

Service number SX11064
Craftsman
27th Independent Brigade Group Ordnance Workshops
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 2 Sep 1917

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