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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

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SOUTER, John Francis

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

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GRIGG, William Joseph

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

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HUGHES, Alfred Ernest

Service number 836
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Mar 1880

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CHURCH, Frederick Thomas Robert

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

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COLLINS, Leslie Thomas Ralph

Service number 9510
Driver
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 10 Mar 1896

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BISHOP, Walter Lewis

Service number 1177
Gunner
3rd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 10 Sep 1892

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VINCE, Alfred Eli

Service number 4192
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Feb 1876

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COLLINS, Edward Ernest Robert Victor

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

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