Croydon War Memorial

Details

Location Corner of Rowell Crescent and Meill Street, Croydon, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white concrete broken column is surmounted on a tapered concrete pedestal and a three-tier base. A bronze wreath is affixed to each face with a white marble plaque underneath, all details are in black.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 27 April 1924 by COUNCILLOR F. JESSUP ESQ. J.P.
Inscription

Face:

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILEDBYCOUNCILLOR F. JESSUP ESQ. J.P.ON APRIL 27TH 1924.ERECTED TO THE MEMORYOF OUR FALLEN COMRADES.

Base:

ERECTED BY GELLAND SOLDIERS CLUB.

Left:

HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR

 

LEST WE FORGET

Back:

HEROE'S OF WORLD WAR 11.IN MEMORYOF THOSE WHO FELL1939-1945.LEST WE FORGET.MALAY PENINSULAR1948-1960 1964-1965KOREA 1950-1954BORNEO 1962-1966VIETNAM 1962-1973

Right:

HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR

 

LEST WE FORGET

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Croydon Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Marble plaque on left face staining badly.

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

LINDNER, Frederick Charles

Service number 858
Lance Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jan 1898

PRETTY, Walter Hainsworth

Service number 1556
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Dec 1896

BIRCH, Arthur Henry

Service number 6491
Driver
3rd Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 14 Mar 1891

MONTGOMERY, Clive Robert

Service number 8954
Gunner
5th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 31 Aug 1896

MCKAY, William Stewart

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jan 1891

WEBB, Walter James

Service number 3956
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Aug 1895

MCKAY, Thomas Symington

Service number 377
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Apr 1893

DAVIS, George

Service number 1031
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 1897

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