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Location Jetty Road, Glenelg, Holdfast Bay - South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

In the foyer of the Town Hall. An ornate memorial constructed of Queensland Maple comprising four WW1 centre panels and one WW2 panel, the far left panel with later added WWI names is above a door to an office. Originally the memorial contained additional panels with the names those who served during WW2 but was later removed, leaving only the panel with the names of those who fell. The boards contain the 614 names of those who served in WW1 and the 119 who fell and 87 who fell during WW2.

 

WWI panels on Sunday 8 November 1924 by the Mayor of Glenelg Hon. H. Tassie. WW2 panels by Governor Sir Robert George on 10 December 1955

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Built WW1 panels by Pengelley and Co. WW2 panels by Freeman, Wauchope Ltd. The names were painted by Mr. Rex Hart.
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Centre panel

                                                          1914                                                       1919

                                                                  Insignia of the Glenelg City Council

Ribband:

                                                                            SOLDIERS MEMORIAL

                                                                               THOSE WHO FELL

 

Left panel:

                                                                              THE GREAT WAR

 

Right panel:

                                                                                  HONOR ROLL

 

Left column:

Insignia of the A.I.F.

 

Right column:

                                                                                 Insignia of the A.I.F.

                                                                                         THOSE

                                                                                       WHO FELL

                                                                                       1939-1945

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Holdfast Bay Council
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: It appears by the construction, that the board has been modified to be incorporated in its current location, as the top structure has been clipped at both ends. Further investigation required.

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Names

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OLDHAM, Edward Castle

Service number OFFICER
Major
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Sep 1876

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HORNE, Alfred Joseph

Service number SX11956
Corporal
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 16 Jul 1918

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GOLDFINCH, Alfred Ernest

Service number 22133
Driver
7th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jun 1894

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LANE, Stanley Clifford

Service number S66150
Sergeant
3rd (Eastern Adelaide/Adelaide Hills) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2)
Born 29 Jan 1894

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FRY, Kenneth Gregson

Service number 407057
Flight Lieutenant
No. 10 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 10 Aug 1913

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HEWETT, Harry Bruce

Service number 3224
Sergeant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Feb 1892

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DOWLING, James Joseph

Service number 3595
Trooper
1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
AIF WW1
Born 20 May 1887

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SCOTT, Reynold John

Service number 1514
Lieutenant
45th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

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