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Location Blyth Road, Blyth, Wakefield - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble statue of a WW1 soldier standing at Rest on Arms Reversed, supported against a tree stump behind the right leg with left hand over right hand and rifle muzzle on left boot. The statue is mounted on a rough-cut red granite boulder that in turn is mounted on a polished red granite pedestal and a two-tier rough-cut granite sur-base and concrete slab. A red granite plaque was added to the front of the second tier of the surbase in 2005. The monument is enclosed within a wooden post and steel rail fence. All details are in gold leaf.

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Inscription

Pedestal: Face:

FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH.GREAT WAR 1914-1918

 

Base Tier Face:

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THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE MENAND WOMEN FROM THE BLYTH DISTRICTWHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THESERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRYIN ALL THE CONFLICTS AND PEACE KEEPINGOPERATIONS IN WHICH WE HAVE BEEN INVOLVEDLest We Forget

Pedestal: Left:

ENLISTED FOR SERVICE.GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

 

Pedestal: Right:

ENLISTED FOR SERVICE.GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Clare and Gilbert Valley Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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ROBERTS, Thomas Walter Bain

Service number 1100
Lieutenant
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Apr 1889

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SIMMS, William Austin

Service number R1916
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Mar 1896

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DRENNAN, George Lucas

Service number 22007
Gunner
Born 13 Aug 1886

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WEBB, Sydney James

Service number 2711
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Aug 1897

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WILLIAMS, Donald Edwin

Service number 3008
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jan 1897

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TUCKER, Leslie Everard

Service number 2027
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Sep 1891

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PRATT, James Howard

Service number 2970
Lieutenant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1895

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DRENNAN, David McNeil

Service number 2149
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Sep 1891

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