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Location Main Street and The Esplanade, Cowell, Franklin Harbour - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

On a street island at the junction of Main Street and the Esplanade, originally alongside Franklin Harbour Institute, resited during WW2.

Grey granite pedestal surmounted by a rose granite top comprising an ornate small pillar and ball. The ball has a ribband encompassing its diameter with the title: AUSTRALIA. The pedestal is mounted on a rough-cut granite sur-base block that in turn is mounted on a two-tier concrete base.

Relocated to present site by the RSL in 1981

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:

THE GREAT WAR

 

 

Left:

IN SACRED MEMORY OF OUR

BRAVE MEN WHO FELL

 

Back:

 

1914-1919

 

Right:1939-1945

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Cowell Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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HURSTHOUSE, John Wilson

Service number 416215
Flying Officer
No. 21 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 26 Sep 1913

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RAMSEY, John Edward

Service number 407648
Sergeant
Born 30 Aug 1917

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HARVEY, Hurtle Ralph

Service number 3347
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Jul 1896

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MUDGE, Kenneth Andrew

Service number 951
Trooper
3 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 3 Mar 1896

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PENGELLEY, John Young

Service number 2152
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Dec 1890

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WEST, Ronald Peter

Service number SX9796
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 13 Jun 1917

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BARBER, Alfred Anthony

Service number 1968
Sergeant
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 May 1891

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DICKENS, Edward Joseph

Service number 1854
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Mar 1895

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