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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

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SKINNER, Hickson Henry

Service number 19664
Bombardier
Born 22 Jan 1897

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MILLER, Alexander Lorimer

Service number Officer
Lieutenant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Jan 1890

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MCARTHUR, Roy Maxwell

Service number 1985
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Oct 1894

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MCPHERSON, Werner Henry

Service number 2771
Lieutenant
4th Divisional Ammunition Column
AIF WW1
Born 8 Dec 1888

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WOLFF, Edward Alfred

Service number 213
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Apr 1885

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TURNER, Archibald Campbell

Service number 2227
Private
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Dec 1886

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ROBERTSON, John Medley

Service number 934
Bombardier
11th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1

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PHILLIPS, Albert Edward

Service number 417
Sergeant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Mar 1884

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