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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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BROWN, Clive Kewson

Service number 3612
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Nov 1897

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SLEE, Harry Burgan

Service number 2257
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Jul 1897

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HANCOCK, Frank Herbert

Service number Officer
Captain
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Jan 1885

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BRIGGS, David

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

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BAILEY, John Charles

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

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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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LINDSAY, Ralph Ashton

Service number 2036
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Aug 1895

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TINDALL, Frederick John

Service number 2740A
Lance Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 May 1896

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