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Location Georgetown, Northern Areas - South Australia, Australia
Type Arch Gates
Description

Gateway at the entrance to the recreation ground, a wrought iron arch spans two concrete pillars and a single wrought iron gate. Affixed to the face of each pillar is a bronze plaque, each name is on a separate plate; above each plaque is an open topped bronze wreath. Affixed to the gate are two bronze plaques

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Arch:

GEORGETOWNWAR MEMORIALRECREATION GROUND

Left plaque:

ROLLOFHONOURERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OFGEORGETOWNIN MEMORY OF THOSE WHOSERVED DURING WORLD WAR1939-1945

 

Right plaque:

ROLLOFHONOURERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OFGEORGETOWNIN MEMORY OF THOSE WHOSERVED DURING WORLD WAR1939-1945

 

Gate:Upper plaque:

THESE TABLETS WERE UNVEILED AND THE RECREATION GROUNDSDECLARED OPEN ON 29TH OCTOBER, 1948 BYHIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR OF SOUTH AUSTRALIALIEUT. GENERAL SIR WILLOUGHBY NORRIE K.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O., M.C.IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEAND FOR FAITHFUL SERVICES RENDERED BY THOSE WHOSE NAMES APPEAR THEREONERECTED BY RESIDENTS OF GEORGETOWN AND DISTRICT

Lower plaque:

SERVED INVIETNAM

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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SANDERS, James Blackwood

Service number SX7552
Private
Born 21 Mar 1915

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CARMODY, Patrick George

Service number S8091
Corporal
35th Infantry Battalion AMF
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 17 Mar 1912

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