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Location Brooker Terrace, Hilton, City of West Torrens - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

West Torrens Memorial Gardens.  A white marble Cross of Sacrifice surmounted on a white marble pedestal with a pink conglomerate base; that in turn is mounted on a three-tier base. At the top of the cross is a bronze inverted Crusader's sword. On the face of the pedestal are four plaques. To the left is a carved effigy of an angel of mercy, to the right is an effigy of a blacksmith over an anvil. In the centre is an effigy of a wreath, in the centre of the wreath is a bronze plaque. Above the wreath is a bronze plaque; to the right and below the wreath is a small plaque. At the base of the pedestal is a bronze plaque. On each side of the pedestal are bronze flag supporters. At the back of the pedestal is a carved effigy of a wreath, inside the wreath is a bronze plaque.

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Inscription

Face: Top plaque:

WEST TORRENSWAR MEMORIALERECTED IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

1914-1918


1939-1945

MALAYA


VIETNAM

KOREA


GULF


 

Centre plaque:

IN THEIRSACRIFICEWAS OUR SALVATION

Right plaque:

THESE PLAQUES WERE DEDICATED BYHIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR OF WEST TORRENSGEORGE ROBERTSON OAM. JPAND UNVEILED ON THE 26TH JANUARY 1996CITY MANAGER: T.M.STARR

Base plaque:

LEST WE FORGETTHIS MEMORIAL GARDEN WAS DEDICATEDANDTHE CROSS OF SACRIFICE UNVEILEDBYHIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR SIR CHARLES W.M. NORRIEK.C.M.G. C.B. D.S.O. M.C.VERNON S. SHEPHARD SUNDAY APRIL 15TH 1951 C.R.J. VEALETOWN CLERK MAYOR

Back:Plaque:

Title in a circle:CITY OF WEST TORRENSAUSTRALIA REMEMBERS

Centre of plaque:

THIS PLAQUECOMMEMORATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARYOF THE DECLARATION OF PEACE1945-1995UNVEILED BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYORGEORGE ROBERTSON, OAM, JPON 26TH JANUARY, 1995CITY MANAGERT.M.STARR

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: West Torrens Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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