Clare 9th Light Horse WW1 Memorial Back to Search

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Location Main North Road, Clare, Clare and Gilbert Valleys - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A glass-fronted edifice containing a restored War Trophy German WW1 Krupp 75mm Field Gun that was captured by the 9th ALH on the 8th August 1918. Within the confines of the enclosure are descriptions and accoutrements of the Ninth Australian Light Horse. On two of the glass panels are acid etched effigies of the Ninth Light Horse badge. On each of the front walls are two polished granite plaques, all details are in gold leaf.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 11 November 2003
Inscription

Title

1914 NINTH LIGHT HORSE MEMORIAL 1918

Left wall:Upper plaque:

AIF badge 9th ALH colour patch 9th ALH badge

 

K.I.A. +SUPPORTED BY THE SOUTH AUSTRALIANGOVERNMENT THROUGH THE HISTORY TRUST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

 

Right wall:Upper plaque:

AIF badge 9th ALH colour patch 9th ALH badge

 

K.I.A. +SUPPORTED BY THECLARE & GILBERT VALLEY COUNCIL

Field Gun:

Serial No. Nr 585

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Clare and Gilbert Valley Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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PENNA, William Herbert

Service number S73353
Captain
10th (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 12 May 1896

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MOSEY, Percival Gordon

Service number 1580
Shoeing-Smith
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1896

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HAMP, Arthur Clarence

Service number 2813
Lance Corporal
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 3 Feb 1891

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JACKSON, Arnold Thomas

Service number 927
Trooper
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Jun 1896

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WHITEHORN, Edgar Douglas (Edward)

Service number S7509
Sergeant
General / Motor Transport Company/ies
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 16 Jul 1893

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LORD, Arthur Charles

Service number 1569
Private
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1 May 1877

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MCGILLIVRAY, James Alexander

Service number 312
Trooper
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1889

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CHEETHAM, David Humphrey

Service number 52910
Private
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 27 Aug 1890

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