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Location Stirling Square, Meadow Street, Guildford, Swan - Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial is a stone block obelisk on a two-tiered base situated in the centre of a grassed area. Veterans names are engraved on all four faces of the obelisk as well as on the base.

"The memorial which was erected in memory of the soldiers from the district and those who had fallen was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia on the 6th November 1920 with the dedication being performed by Archbishop Riley. At the unveiling ceremony, the Mayor of Guildford stated that 73 men had paid the supreme sacrifice. After the unveiling ceremony, the Mayor asked relatives of the fallen to place wreaths on the memorial."
Western Mail (Perth), 11th November 1920

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Built P Porcelli, Sculptor
Opened 6 November 1920 by Governor of Western Australia
Inscription

IN HONOUR
OF THE MEN WHO DID THEIR DUTY
AT THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL
AND
IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVEDS
FOR HONOUR FREEDOM AND JUSTICE
WITH THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

ERECTED BY
THE CITIZENS OF GUILDFORD

P Porcelli Sculptor

Plaque :

In memory of the fallen and the Unknown Australian Soldier
75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day
11. 11. 93

The Fallen
(Names)

World War II 1939 - 1945
(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

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DEAN, Alexander

Service number 3290
Private
46th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Apr 1895

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MASTERS, Leslie Ronald

Service number 7199
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1888

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SOUTHERN, Arthur Richard

Service number 1523
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1892

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WILSON, Merle Carr

Service number 2759A
Private
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1898

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DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Geoffrey

Service number WX29243
Colonel
Headquarters Staff
AIF WW1
Born 2 Nov 1886

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MASTERS, Reginald William

Service number 2437
Corporal
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1897

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BESSELL-BROWNE, Alfred Joseph

Service number W47915
Colonel
Born 3 Sep 1877

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DEMASSON, Hubert Peter

Service number 6501
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1880

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