Kapunda Dutton Park Memorial Gardens Nurses Plaques Back to Search

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Location Off Hancock Road, Kapunda, Light - South Australia, Australia
Type plaque
Description

Kapunda Memorial Gardens, Dutton Park. Three brass plaques affixed to the front of a stone and cement wall.

Built Not yet discovered
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Inscription

Left plaque:

TRIBUTE TO HONOUR THE FOLLOWING IN MEMORY OF OUR WOMEN AND GIRLS WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN THE LAND ARMY AND WORKED IN THE MUNITION FACTORIES THEY CARRIED OUT THESE DUTIES SO THAT MEN WERE FREE TO ENLIST. IN RECOGNITION OF THE ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER SERVICEMEN WHO ENLISTED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN TIME OF WAR 1941-1945. IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE UNITED STATES ASSISTANCE IN THE PACIFIC 1941-1945,WHEN THE LIVES OF MORE THAN ONE MILLION YOUNG MEN WERE SACRIFICED FOR OUR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY. WE WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO REPAY THIS DEBT.

Centre plaque:

Erected by the people of Kapunda to commemorate the 77 nurses of the Australian Army Nursing Corps who, in the service of their country in World War 11made the supreme sacrifice.

 

Right plaque:

ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA IN THE YEAR OF THE CENTENARY OF FEDERATION KAPUNDA 2001

BOER WAR

CASUALTIES 1,400

KILLED 518


WORLD WAR 1

CASUALTIES 226,073

KILLED 59,258


KOREAN WAR  

CASUALTIES 1,216

KILLED 339

 

 

WORLD WAR 11

CASUALTIES 155,196

KILLED 39,366


VIETNAM WAR  

CASUALTIES 2,398

KILLED 520

LEST WE FORGET WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Kapunda Council and local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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DONOHUE, Ellen

Service number Q141848
Captain
General Hospitals - WW2
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 27 Jan 1902

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SALMON, Florence Aubin

Service number NX70991
Nursing Sister
2nd/10th Australian General Hospital
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 20 Oct 1915

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STEWART, Esther Sarah Jean

Service number NX70936
Sister
2nd/10th Australian General Hospital
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Oct 1904

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DE MESTRE, Margaret Augusta

Service number NX70211
Nursing Sister
2/1 Hospital Ship
Royal Australian Navy
Born 16 Nov 1915

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DORSCH, Millicent Hulda Maria

Service number SFX10597
Lieutenant
Australian Army Nursing Service (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 25 Feb 1912

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KING, Evelyn Veronica

Service number NFX76573
Sister
2/3 Hospital Ship (Centaur)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 31 Dec 1905

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BRIDGE, Ada Joyce

Service number NFX76284
Lieutenant
2nd/13th Australian General Hospital
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 6 Jul 1907

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MOSTON, Myrle Mary Eileen

Service number NFX12...
Sister
2/3 Hospital Ship (Centaur)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 22 Sep 1907

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