Uraidla War Memorial Back to Search

Normal 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.

Read more...
Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
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

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

Thumb 1a
WILLCOX, David William

Service number 3644
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Sep 1885

Thumb 1a
COLLINS, Algernon Thomas

Service number 2047
Private
40th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1890

Thumb winter pc03
WINTER, Percy Charles

Service number 3969
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Apr 1894

Thumb image
NICHOLAS, Clarence Roy

Service number 5847
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jan 1894

Thumb driver 02
DRIVER, William Hurtle

Service number 2125
Corporal
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Dec 1882

Thumb 19709937994 02e574da79 o
COLLINS, Edward Ernest Robert Victor

Service number 3141
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Mar 1890

Thumb 6036895
COLLINS, Albert Edward

Service number 4142
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

Thumb p w christian
CHRISTIAN, Peter Watson

Service number 2650
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Jun 1885

Thumb uraidla war memorial 034Thumb uraidla war memorial 035Thumb uraidla war memorial 037Thumb uraidla war memorial
Thumb uraidlam1aThumb uraidlam1bThumb uraidlam1fThumb uraidlam1g
Thumb uraidlam1cThumb uraidlam1dThumb uraidlam1e
Showing 4 of 11 images.
Click images to start slideshow.