Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor Back to Search

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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

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RICE, Reginald Arnold

Service number 293
Private
8th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1

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SPRINGBETT, Reginald Vernon

Service number S66328
Private
4th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2)
Born 23 Feb 1894

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WADE, Ronald Victor

Service number 3464
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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CONGREVE, William Kirkwood

Service number 609
Lance Sergeant

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GWYNNE, George William

Service number 2605
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1

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BUTTFIELD, Blinman Vincent

Service number 2038
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Jul 1898

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MAHONEY, Joseph John

Service number 3274
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jul 1890

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MAHONEY, George William Bennett

Service number 4516
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 22 May 1896

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