Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board Back to Search

Normal glenelg town hall honour board wwi

Details

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

Read more...
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.

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

Thumb 10303523044 99c1a3d7cb o
MEASDAY, Frederick Taylor

Service number OFFICER
Second Lieutenant
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jun 1893

Thumb normal foordd
FOORD, Archibald James

Service number 2360
Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Jul 1882

Thumb 10391973203 d36109d84a o
RUSSEN, Alfred Charles

Service number 2148
Sergeant
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 4 Nov 1880

Thumb 9471414156 1399b3d460 o
DOWDING, George John Thomas

Service number 48620
Corporal
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 24 Aug 1895

Thumb 1a
HEITHERSAY, Austin James

Service number 275
Lieutenant
1st Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 21 May 1893

Thumb normal 1a
MELBOURNE, Alexander Clifford Vernon

Service number OFFICER
Captain
Born 10 Jun 1888

Thumb capture
MURPHY, Eric Reginald Harry

Service number 417399
Flight Sergeant
21 Operational Training Unit (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 28 Sep 1909

Thumb hfc
BAKER, Horace Frank Charles

Service number 2330
Lance Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Mar 1897

Thumb glenelgh1bThumb glenelgh1aThumb glenelg town hall honour board wwiThumb glenelgh1g
Thumb glenelgh1eThumb glenelgh1cThumb glenelgh1f
Showing 4 of 7 images.
Click images to start slideshow.