Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor

Details

Location Murray Street, Gawler, South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

In foyer of the Gawler Council. A large ornate embossed copper plaque manufactured from 20 oz. Copperplate mounted on a solid Blackwood stained and polished board. All 496 names are on brass nameplates; those that died during the conflict have brass stars preceding their names. The Honour Board comprises three panels, a large centre panel and two side panels. At the junction of the panels are two enamelled flags, Britain on the left, Australia on the right. At the base is a brass donation plaque.

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Built Wunderlich Limited, Adelaide
Opened 5 July 1917 by Lady Butler
Inscription

Logo of Corporation of Gawler

ROLL OF HONOR

     1914-191

LEST WE FORGET

  THE GAWLER MEN

  WHO ANSWERED THE CALL.

 

THIS MEMORIAL

IN HONOR OF THE GAWLER SOLDIERS

                  WHO TOOK PART IN

                    "THE GREAT WAR"

                      was presented by

                H.BISCHOF ESQ-OF SPRING GULLY
           PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTE 1916-1917
 (THIS TABLET HAS BEEN AFFIXED BY ORDER OF THE COMMITTEE)

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Gawler Council
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Final year of conflict not included

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

FREEMAN, Douglas James

Service number 1872
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 May 1897

NEWMAN, Robert Francis Charles

Service number N154151
Sergeant
5th (NSW) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 28 Mar 1899

STANLEY, William Russell

Service number S509
Private
Born 14 Aug 1894

WATTS, Oscar Samuel

Service number 1949
Private
Born 30 Dec 1897

SCOTT, Frank John

Service number COMMI...
Lieutenant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Dec 1894

BOWDEN, John Stirling

Service number 1061
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Aug 1892

POLLE, Joseph Louis

Service number 164
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Mar 1893

BERRIMAN, Claude Leslie

Service number 3127
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Sep 1888

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