Blackwood War Memorial

Details

Location Corner of Main Road and Coromandel Parade, Blackwood, Mitcham - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble monument comprising the statue of a soldier standing at rest with a tree trunk supporter behind the right leg, this is surmounted on a capped two-tier pedestal that in turn is mounted on a two-tier granite surbase and concrete base. The base has angled faces that are covered in polished black granite plaques.

The memorial was Heritage Listed through the Consolidated Mitcham Development Plan September 2005, page 233-234, Item BKW:007.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:Pedestal upper:

"THEIR NAME LIVETHFOR EVERMORE."

 

Pedestal lower:

ERECTED IN HONOUR OFBLACKWOOD SOLDIERSWHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR1914-1918.

Base:

Insignia of RAN Insignia of AIF insignia of RAAFLEST WE FORGET

 

Base:

WORLD WAR 111939-45

 

Base:

KOREA MALAYA1950-54 1948-601964-65

 

Base:

VIETNAM BORNEO1962-73 1962-66

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: City of Mitcham.

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Repairs completed in 2014 to rifle and pedestal.

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

CAMPBELL, Gordon Cathcart

Service number OFFICER
Captain
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jun 1885

THORP, Harold

Service number 1334
Lance Corporal
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 7 May 1885

PEARSON, Oswald Vincent

Service number 2055
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 18 Mar 1892

GUTHRIE, Robert Storrie

Service number 1773
Lieutenant
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1893

COOMBS, Tressilian Herbert

Service number 468
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Jun 1893

SMITH, Frank Palmer

Service number S17526
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Jan 1896

SINIGEAR, Alfred George

Service number 16
Lance Corporal
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 May 1897

DOWNER, John Larnach

Service number 1669
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 May 1898

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