Booleroo Centre War Memorial

Details

Location Corner of Stephens Street and Arthur Street, Booleroo Centre, Mount Remarkable - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble memorial comprising a capped tapered pillar with a square base surmounted on a capped pedestal and three-tier base that in turn is mounted on a concrete slab. On the top of the pillar is a symbolic ashes urn. At the bottom of the pillar face is a bronze wreath with ribbands. On each of the four faces of the pillar base are bronze plaques depicting scenes of conflict. The monument is set in a paved area. In front of the monument is a white marble slab for World War 11. All details are in black.

Read more...
Built W. Laycock
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Plaque:

Scene of a medical first aid station

Pedestal:

IN MEMORIAM

 

Left:Plaque:

Machine gun defence position

Pedestal:

IN HONOR1914GAGHAN C.H.1915

 

Back:Plaque:

Light Horse in the desert

Pedestal:

U"LEST WE FORGET."

ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICES OF THEMEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO FOUGHTIN THE GREAT WAR

1914-1919 A.D.

Right:Plaque:

Artillery action

Pedestal:

IN HONOR1916

 

1917

 

Marble slab:

 

IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN1939-1945

 

LEST WE FORGET.

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Booleroo Centre Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters damaged

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

HAWKE, Arthur Roy

Service number 285
Sapper
5th Divisional Signal Company
AIF WW1
Born 26 Nov 1896

COLLINS, Henry

Service number S73037
Warrant Officer Class 2
6th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 27 Aug 1890

ALLEN, Charles Henry

Service number 984
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Sep 1895

SAWLEY, Norman Ernest George

Service number 452
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Sep 1889

BRENNAN, William James

Service number 2355
Private
3rd Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jan 1893

BROOKS, Norman Leonard

Service number 2026
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

MICHAEL, James Ray

Service number S3163
Private
Born 11 Apr 1898

AIKEN, Frank Houghton

Service number 4727
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Dec 1886

Showing 4 of 14 images.
Click images to start slideshow.