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Location Corner North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type other
Description

ORIENTATION: East

Located behind the South Australian National War Memorial. One of six wooden commemorative crosses enclosed behind Perspex in alcoves in the outer face of Government House Domain wall. Below the arms of the crosses are bronze plaques.

THE 50TH BATTALION CROSS

This cross is painted white with all details in black, It is in the form of a Celtic cross.

Built William Hill BREWSTER (3362) in France.
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Top of cross: IN

Top of circle: MEMORY

Below top half of circle: OF

On arms of cross: OFFICERS N.C.OS & MEN

Lower half of circle: OF THE 50TH BATTALION

Lower section of cross: WHO FELL IN THE COUNTER ATTACK WHICH CAPTURED VILLERS BRETTONEUX ON
24-25 APRIL 1918

Left plaque: THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED IN FRANCE BY THE BATTALION IN MEMORY OF COMRADES WHO FELL DEDICATED 31ST JULY 1938

Right plaque: Insignia of the A.I.F. 50TH BATTALION A.I.F VILLERS-BRETONNEUX 1918

Condition

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Names

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BAILEY, John Charles

Service number 1116
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jul 1894

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CLARK, Roy Harwood

Service number 2985
Sergeant
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Jan 1895

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WINTER, Albert Mortimer Smith

Service number 2239
Sergeant
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Apr 1893

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BRIGGS, David

Service number 4151
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Jun 1890

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WILSON, Leslie Samuel

Service number 3243
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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JENNER, William John Thomas

Service number 2055
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jul 1891

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GEISLER, Robert John

Service number 3025
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jan 1895

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BAUMGURTEL, Victor Fredrick Aenaeus

Service number 2624
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Jun 1887

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