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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

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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ARMITAGE, Harold Edwin Salisbury

Service number OFFICER
Captain
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Nov 1894

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REDDEN, Ross Samuel

Service number S51502
Private
Born 16 Sep 1921

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CARRICK, Harold James

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

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PITMAN, Percy George

Service number S69662
Private
Born 12 Nov 1891

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GILLARD, William Andrew

Born 25 Jan 1919

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HURST, Ralph Reuben

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

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VERRALL, Robert

Service number 1838
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Sep 1879

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HODGES, Norman Thomas

Service number 2098
Private
40th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Aug 1891

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