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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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GORDON, Kenneth Douglas

Service number 1144
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 May 1886

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DALLY, Herbert

Service number 1530
Corporal
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 12 Oct 1896

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ANDREWS, Percival Henry

Service number 3655
Sergeant
Born 4 Oct 1874

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IRWIN, John Morphett

Service number SX20889
Lieutenant Colonel
Born 24 Jan 1894

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HEWETT, Harry Bruce

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

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FULLER, Clifford Jack

Service number 407028
Sergeant
No. 24 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 23 Mar 1916

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WATKINS, Stanley George

Service number 2211
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1897

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RUSSEN, Alfred Charles

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

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