Goolwa Soldiers Memorial Gardens WW2 Memorial

Details

Location Railway Terrace, Goolwa, Alexandrina - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

In the Soldiers Memorial Gardens. A red brick and rough-cut stone monument. The forward facing angled top has a concrete base with a white marble plaque affixed. On the front top is a white marble plaque; below this is a rough-cut stone cross, at the top of the cross a bronze plaque is affixed. All details are in black. The monument is set on a concrete slab.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Top: Plaque:In a ribband: FOR KING AND COUNTRY 1939 WORLD-WAR 11 1945 HONOUR ROLL

LEST WE FORGET

Face:Plaque:

THIS STONE WAS ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE GOOLWA SUB-BRANCH OF R.S.S.&A.I.L.A. AND UNVEILED BY DR. GRAHAM STEWART SHIPWAY. APRIL 18TH 1948.

Bronze plaque:

TO COMMEMORATE THE VISIT TO GOOLWA BY THE COMMANDERS OF THE SHIPS H.M.S. AMAZON F.N.S. COMMANDANT BLAISON H.M.A.S. FLINDERS FOR THE RE-ENACTMENT OF THE FLINDERS BAUDIN MEETING ON ENCOUNTER BAY IN 1802 AND TO COMMEMORATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY18TH OCTOBER 1986A JUBILEE 150 EVENT

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Goolwa Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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REED, Ronald Thomas

Service number WX7756
Private
Born 10 Aug 1910

TUCKWELL, Alfred Francis

Service number SX784
Private
Born 19 Mar 1917

PETERS, Arthur Hurtle

Service number SX3149
Corporal
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 3 Oct 1916

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