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Location Unley Rd and Oxford St, Unley, South Australia, Australia
Type Honour Board
Description

A large ornate polished board in the classic Greek style divided into five panels with a gable centrepiece, each panel has a capped pillar border. Between the first and second pillars are two columns of names, between the second and third are five columns of names, between the third and fourth are nine columns of names, between the fourth and fifth are five columns of names and between the fifth and sixth are two columns of names. Originally the board only comprised those names on the face, additional names were added to the left of the first pillar and right of the second pillar, left of the third pillar, right of the fourth pillar and left of the fifth pillar. All details above and below the names are wood carved, on the centre pillars are wreaths; the names are in gold paint. To the right of the board is a framed bronze plaque.

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Built Built in 1918 there were 17 designs submitted and the 'Caledonia' designed by Messrs A. Pengelley & Co. at an estimated cost of £175 was decided upon by the Committee. A prize of £5 5/ was awarded to the winning design.
Opened 15 September 1918 by His Excellency The Governor, Sir Henry Lionel Galway K.C.M.G., D.S.O.
Inscription


THEY FOUGHT NOBLY

IN THEIR SACRIFICE WAS OUR SHELTER EVEN UNTO DEATH

UNLEY CITY HONOR ROLL

1914 - 1919

THE MEN WHO MARCHED AWAY
THIS HONOR ROLL CONTAINS THE NAMES OF 1504 MEN AND NURSES WHO AT THE TIME OF ENLISTMENT WERE CITIZENS OF UNLEY

348 MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

52 GAINED MILITARY DISTINCTIONS.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Unley City Council
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Names now listed are 1641 men and 27 nurses

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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DORLING, Arthur Robert Gordon

Service number 4700
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1897

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LAWRENCE, Frank George

Service number 149
Sergeant
Born 9 Jul 1876

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MOORE, Alfred Stephen

Service number 517
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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OXER, Harold Victor

Service number 1618
Lance Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jul 1896

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WAIT, Edward Walter

Service number 2039
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Nov 1895

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RICHARDSON, Thomas William Victor

Service number 9022
Sergeant
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1891

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MCAULIFFE, Hugh Paul

Service number 1882
Private
36th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Jul 1893

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EVERARD, William Inns

Service number 2355
Corporal
2nd Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Dec 1890