Uraidla War Memorial

Details

Location Swamp Road, Uraidla, Adelaide Hills - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

At the entrance to the Uraidla Memorial Park. A marble monument enclosed within a wire mesh fence, comprising an octagonal tapered pillar in two sections surmounted by a Cross of Sacrifice, embossed on the Cross is a smaller Cross. The upper section has two Gothic style representations etched at the top of each face. The base of the Cross is mounted on two-tiers that in turn is atop a stepped pedestal and surbase. The base is a stepped two-tier concrete block and slab. A white marble plaque for WW2 is affixed to the base. All details are in lead letters.

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Inscription

Face:

Pedestal:

THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED BY THE

RESIDENTS OF URAIDLA AND THE

SURROUNDING DISTRICT TO

CO0MMEMORATE THE SACRIFICE OF

THEIR MEN WHOSE NAMES ARE

HEREON INSCRIBED, WHO DIED IN

THE SERVICE OF THEIR KING AND

COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR.

 

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN

AND IN THE MORNING,

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

MARCH 1922

Base:

WORLD AIF badge WAR 11

1939 - LEST WE FORGET - 1945

 

Back:

THIS SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL PARK

WAS OPENED ON ANZAC DAY,

APRIL 25. 1920.

IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF

THE COURAGE AND FORTITUDE OF ALL

THOSE MEN WHO ENLISTED FROM THIS

DISTRICT DURING THE DAYS OF THE

GREAT WAR.

 

Sign at the park entrance to the Uraidla sporting complex.

URAIDLA & DISTRICTS

SOLDIERS

MEMORIAL PARK

 

INCORPORATED

 

ESTABLISHED 1920

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Pedestal cracked

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

TRENORDEN, Kenneth Lawrey

Service number SX7948
Lance Sergeant
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Jun 1918

COLLINS, Albert Edward

Service number 4142
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 May 1895

LONG, Roy William

Service number 3664
Lance Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Apr 1898

BADENOCH, Percy Arthur

Service number SX12372
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 16 Sep 1918

CHURCH, Frederick Thomas Robert

Service number 5688
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Nov 1879

SOUTER, John Francis

Service number OFFICER
Captain
Army Medical Corps (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1866

KENT, Francis Burwood

Service number 292
Lance Corporal
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 27 Oct 1886

GRIGG, William Joseph

Service number 2663B
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Mar 1895

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