Pooraka War Memorial

Details

Location Henderson Street, Pooraka, Salisbury - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A large grey granite boulder with a cut and polished face, a bronze plaque is affixed to the face. UPDATE 19 August 2007: The memorial now also includes the representation of three cast Pita Palm seeds with one beginning to shoot on the paved area in front of the monument.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Plaque:   

Logo of Montague Farm Estate

FOR ALL THOSE WHO SERVED SUFFERED AND DIED

VIETNAM 1962-1973

RAN Insignia         ARMY Insignia         RAAF Insignia

THIS DEVELOPMENT IS DEDICATED TO ALL AUSTRALIANS

WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM.

501 AUSTRALIANS PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

Those that were sent from South Australia and killed in action were

 

 

The original plaque was unveiled by Tim Fischer M.P. on 2nd November 1993.

The plaque was redone by the request of Vietnam Veterans to include the names of all

South Australian based military personnel killed in action.

The new plaque was unveiled by Keith Payne V.C. on 18 August 2007.

Condition

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

PHILLIPS, Reginald Arthur

Service number 4719545
Private
Born 17 Apr 1947

DE VRIES VAN LEEUWEN, Thomas Johannes

Service number 4718756
Private
Born 17 Jan 1946

HUGHES, Robert Edward

Service number 44897
Private
Born 31 Jul 1950

DAVIES, Rex William

Service number 422514
Lieutenant
Born 2 Feb 1945

RADOMI, Stanley Edwin

Service number 43573
Private
Born 25 Sep 1945

LEWIS, Peter Edward

Service number 43423
Sergeant
3rd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 11 Aug 1943

EARLE, Philip

Service number 45104
Private
8th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 14 Nov 1946

KAVANAGH, Graham Robert

Service number 4720992
Private
7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 30 Apr 1948

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