Warooka District WW2 Honour Board

Details

Location Main Street, Warooka, Yorke Peninsula - South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

A polished wooden board, at the top is a coloured representation of the RAAF, AIF and RAN insignia, at the base are the flags of Australia and Britain in the form of shields, between the shields is a ribband. At either side at the top of the names are bronze plaques.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

WAROOKA DISTRICT

                                                                               HONOUR ROLL

 

Ribband:

                                             . ERECTED  .   TO  .  PERPETUATE  .  THE   .  MEMORY .

                                             . OF . THE . MEN . AND . WOMEN . OF . THIS . DISTRICT.

                                                   . WHO . SERVED . FOR . KING . AND . COUNTRY .

Left plaque:

                                                                              RAN Insignia

                                                                        WAROOKA DISTRICT

                                                                            BRIAN D. ROWE

                                                                         ENLISTED & SERVED

                                                                              KOREAN WAR

                                                                                 1950-1953

Right plaque:

                                                                            RAAF Insignia

                                                                       WAROOKA DISTRICT

                                                                        ALEX G. PRITCHARD

                                                                        ENLISTED & SERVED

                                                                            MALAYA 1953

                                                                    ACCIDENTALLY KILLED

                                                                                   1954

Below right plaque in gold paint:

                                                                           VIETNAM WAR

                                                                            DETMAR, G.W.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Warooka Council
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

Showing 7 people of interest from memorial

BOURKE, Edmund John

Service number SX11292
Private
General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 9 Oct 1915

BUTTROSE, William Keith

Service number 437777
Flying Officer
Born 5 Feb 1921

BOYD, Gordon Alex

Service number 437044
Flight Sergeant
Born 27 Mar 1912

GARRETT, Lilla Victoria May

Service number SX1496
Captain
Born 17 Oct 1910

DANGERFIELD, John Charles

Service number 407965
Sergeant
No. 207 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 28 Mar 1914

BARRETT, Leonard Samuel

Service number SX10599
Signaller
9th Corps Signals
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 10 Sep 1915

HILL, Vernon Dudley

Service number S7584
Sergeant
Born 31 May 1918

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