Clare Memorial Arch WW I* Back to Search

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Location Main Road, Clare, Clare and Gilbert Valleys - South Australia, Australia
Type Arch Gates
Description

Arch at the northern entrance to the Clare sporting oval. Large Roman style lintel supported by four pillars. Two inner pillars are cylindrical columns. Two outer pillars are rough-cut stone. On each of the outer pillars is a white marble plaque; all details are in black. Below the plaque is a representation of a pedestal. WW1 only.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 6 April 1922 by S.A. Governor
Inscription

Centre of lintel: A Roman centurion helmet on a military arms package wrapped with a cordBelow arms, etched in the stone lintel:

PRO PATRIAMCMX1V:MCMXV11I

 

Pedestal:

WHO                             WHOFELL                             FELLIN THE                         IN THEGREAT WAR                 GREAT WAR

Condition

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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WITCOMB, Sydney Trafford

Service number 1660
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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MCLEAN, Patrick

Service number 3422
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Mar 1892

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MICHAEL, James

Service number 2072
Sergeant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1884

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HILL, Joseph Thomas

Service number 4301
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1886

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WYMAN, Leo John

Service number 772
Trooper
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 8 Apr 1891

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BULLOCK, Frank Melville

Service number 5646
Sergeant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Dec 1895

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JENNER, James Terence

Service number 1867
Gunner
2nd Division Medium and Heavy Trench Mortar Batteries
AIF
AIF WW1

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MARTIN, John Thomas

Service number 2452
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Feb 1899

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