Brighton Arch of Remembrance

Details

Location Esplanade and Jetty Road., Brighton, Holdfast Bay - South Australia, Australia
Type arch
Description

A large concrete structure mounted on a three-tier brick and concrete sur-base. All details are in bronze. The pillars each have a plaque affixed to the front. On the left of the left pillar are three bronze wreaths; on the right of the right pillar are two bronze wreaths. A bronze plaque is set into the footpath in front of the structure on a large square pink tile. Inside the tile is a blue circle that has the insignia of the City Of Holdfast Bay. Below this is the title; Local Heritage Place.

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Built Designed by J.D.Lyons
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Arch upper:

Bronze Wreath 

inset1939  

Insignia of the AIF 

Bronze Wreath 

nset1945

Arch lower:

ARCH OF REMEMBRANCE

Left pillar face, upper:

Bronze Wreath, 

inset1914

Plaque:

-OUR HEROES

 

Left, top plaque:

Wreath 

insetMALAYA1948-1960

Centre plaque:

Wreath 

insetMALAYSIA1964-1968

Lower plaque:

Wreath

insetBORNEO1962-1966

Right pillar face, upper:

Bronze Wreath

inset1919

Plaque:-OUR HEROES

 

Left, plaque inside arch:

THIS ARCH OF REMEMBRANCE WASDEDICATED ON 19 APRIL 1964 ANDREPLACES A SIMILAR STRUCTUREERECTED IN 1926 AND DESTROYEDBY STORM ON MAY 26 1963

 

Right, top plaque:

Wreath

inseyKOREA1950-1954

Lower plaque:

Wreath

insetVIETNAM1962-1973

Plaque set into footpath:

WAR MEMORIAL. The original Arch of Remembrance was dedicted in 1926 as Brighton's World War OneMemorial. It was designed by J. D. Lyons of Prospectwho won a competition run by The Town of Brighton.Seriously damaged by storms in 1936, it was replacedin 1964 on the 49 thanniversary of the Anzac Landing.

Condition

Dedicated 21 November 1926. Rebuilt 1964

MAINTAINED BY: City of Holdfast Bay Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: The damaging storm to the original arch was in 1963, Plaque on arch indicates 1963, plaque in footpath indicates 1936, the footpath plaque is incorrect, Holdfast Bay Council was not aware of the error, corrective action is to be carried out.

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

COUNSELL, Cyril Gilbert Holt

Service number 3535
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Nov 1895

BEMOLD, Cyril Ardreanist

Service number 4255
Lance Corporal
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 May 1896

MACULLY , Arnold Alexander

Service number 5689
Gunner
14th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jul 1894

CHINNER, Wilfred Prior

Service number 3469B
Sergeant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jul 1896

LUXMOORE , Ernest Marshall

Service number OFFICER
Captain
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jul 1883

FINEY, Haswell

Service number 4144
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Feb 1896

SCOTT, Reynold John

Service number 1514
Lieutenant
45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 1889

PEARCE, John Ellis

Service number 231
Senior Master
HMAS Cerberus (Shore)
Royal Australian Navy
Born 27 Oct 1890

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