Edwardstown District WW1 Roll of Honor Back to Search

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Details

Location Edwardstown Memorial Hall, Edwardstown, Marion - South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

The polished wooden Honor Roll is was displayed within the Warradale Army Barracks for many years but was restored and placed in the Memorial Hall with re-dedication on 13th April 2019 at 1pm.

Built Pengelley Furniture Factory
Opened 24 August 1918
Inscription

FOR KING EDWARDSTOWN & DISTRICT & COUNTRY
(Names x 4 columns)
1914 1918
ROLL OF HONOR

(Plaque)
The Edwardstown & District Roll of Honour was created in 1918 "to honour the memory of the men from Edwardstown who have enlisted with the A.I.F." Commissioned by the Edwardstown Institute Committee it was unveiled on Saturday 24th August 1918 in the Edwardstown Institute Hall.
Built by Edwardstown's Pengelley Furniture Factory, the ornate board is constructed of beautifully polished blackwood. At its completion it measured 8 by 7 1/2 feet, and bore the names of nearly 200 soldiers and one nurse. More names were added to the board over time.
For decades the board hung in the Edwardstown Institute Hall on South Road. When the Hall was demolished in 1989 the board was moved to the Warradale Army Barracks where it was respectfully looked after for nearly 30 years.

Condition

Good

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Names

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BARRY, James Burns

Service number 3238
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Sep 1890

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WHITE, James Arthur Pearson

Service number 3353
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Dec 1893

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ROWELL, Joseph John

Service number 9960
Driver
Born 9 Dec 1896

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SWIFT, David Gray

Service number 6005
Boy
1st Class
HMAS Cerberus
Royal Australian Navy
Born 18 Mar 1901

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SWIFT, Victor Octavius

Service number 1784
Private
5th Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Apr 1895

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HUMPHERY, Richard

Service number 750
Private
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 7 May 1891

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JOSE, Harry

Service number 4502
Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1896

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STOLZ, George Alexander

Service number 1181
Lance Corporal
Born 24 Jan 1886

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