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Location Willmott Park, Willmott Avenue & Town View Terrace, Margaret River, Augusta-Margaret River Shire - Western Australia, Australia
Type Monument
Description

Grey Granite Obelisk

On 14th June 1947, the Margaret River RSL was informed that provision had been made for the erection of a ceremonial flag pole at the corner of Willmott Avenue and Town View Terrace. It was around this time that funds were raised to build a permanent memorial as a symbol of remembrance to those men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice whilst on active service.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 6 June 1958
Inscription

Lest we forget

In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice

1914 - 18
[ Names ]

1939 - 45
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
1914 - 18

[ Name ]

Plaque :

In memory of the Fallen and the Unknown Australian Soldier

75th Anniversary Of Remembrance Day

11.11.1993

Condition

Good

Names

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BESSELL, Philip Mowbray Frank

Service number WX7639
Private
2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 27 Nov 1914

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THOMPSON, Sidney William

Service number WX36397
Private
2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 25 Sep 1922

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PARRY, Benjamin David

Service number WX9830
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 4 May 1907

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ARMSTRONG, Frank

Service number WX7717
Lance Corporal
2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 21 Aug 1912

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ANDREWS, Ernest Lancelot

Service number 89
Sergeant
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Dec 1876

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BLAIN, William

Service number WX9598
Corporal
Australian Army Provost Corps (2nd AIF)
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 17 Jul 1911

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