Houghton War Memorial

Details

Location Corner of Horn Street and Blackhill Road, Houghton, Adelaide Hills - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble statue of a soldier standing at ease surmounted on a capped two-tier red Aberdeen granite pedestal that in turn is mounted on a three-tier grey Victorian granite and single tier stepped concrete base. On the top tier of the base are bronze plaques on all faces. The memorial is set in a paved area at the top of a three step sunken area that has a flagpole and coloured tiled effigy of a Victoria Cross with the word VALOUR set into the surface.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Pedestal top:

HONOUR THE BRAVEMEMORIAL OF GREAT WAR. 1914-1919TO OUR HEROIC BOYSOF HOUGHTON AND DISTRICT.PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

 

Pedestal base:

UNVEILED BY R. Mc. EWIN. GLEN EWIN.9.4.17

Plaque:

ROLL OF HONOURWORLD WAR 11…CHAMBERLAIN J.E. …GILLARD W.A. …(MISS) McEWIN J.…MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

Left:Pedestal top:

ROLL OF HONOUR.ENLISTED ELSEWHERE

 

PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

 

Right:Pedestal top:

ROLL OF HONOUR.ENLISTED FROM DISTRICT

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

REDDEN, Ross Samuel

Service number S51502
Private
Born 16 Sep 1921

HURST, Ralph Reuben

Service number 19613
Gunner
1st Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 4 Feb 1894

POSSINGHAM, Clarence Alfred

Service number 2350
Trooper
1st Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1894

POSSINGHAM, Alfred Harold

Service number 64
Captain
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Aug 1884

MAUGHAN, Mervin Vivian

Service number S3252
Lance Sergeant
Born 1 Oct 1892

CHAPMAN, Wilfred Douglas

Service number 3785
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Nov 1897

CARRICK, Harold James

Service number 5701
Sapper
13th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 9 Jul 1890

EDWARDS, Peter George

Service number 4704
Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jan 1892

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