Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board Back to Search

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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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IRWIN, John Morphett

Service number S212001
Lieutenant Colonel
Born 24 Jan 1894

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MEASDAY, Frederick Taylor

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

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BRATCHFORD, Anthony James

Service number 1688
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Sep 1886

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OLDHAM, Edward Castle

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

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WHITTAKER, Charles David Vue

Service number 209
Driver
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Jun 1887

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WEBB, George Frederick Howard

Service number 5237
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Feb 1886

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NELSSON, Arthur Magnus

Service number 18785
Private
1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1892

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KARRAN, Douglas William

Service number 6273
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 May 1890

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