Keswick "M" and Z" Special Units Independent Companies & Commando Squadrons Memorial Back to Search

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Location Keswick Barracks, Anzac Highway, Keswick, City of West Torrens - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Within Keswick Military Complex, on the north side of the main parade ground.  A memorial comprising four monuments enclosed within a three-sided rosemary hedge. The main section of the memorial faces south comprising two white marble boulders, a smaller in front of the larger with bronze plaques affixed to the faces. White painted angle faced concrete blocks with bronze plaques affixed face east and west respectively.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Front plaque:

HONOUR Logo of the "M" and "Z" Association ROLLSOUTH AUSTRALIAN MEMBERSOF"M" AND "Z" SPECIAL UNITS,INDEPENDENT COMPANIES & COMMANDO SQUADRONSWHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICEIN WORLD WAR 2.

"Z" SPECIAL UNIT

 

LEST WE FORGET

Rear plaque:

LEST WE FORGETLogo of "M" and "Z" AssociationTHIS MEMORIALIS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF ALL MEMBERS OFAUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANIESCOMMANDO SQUADRONSM & Z SPECIAL UNITSWHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRYWORLD WAR 11 1939-1945

Colour patches of ten units

Left plaque:

SOUTH AUSTRALIANS WHO SERVED WITH INDEPENDENT COMPANIES, COMMANDO SQUADRONS AND M AND Z SPECIAL UNITS DURING WORLD WAR 2

 

Right plaque:

SOUTH AUSTRALIANS WHO SERVED WITH INDEPENDENT COMPANIES, COMMANDO SQUADRONS AMD M AND Z SPECIAL UNITS DURING WORLD WAR 2

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Keswick Barracks

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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CALLISS, Harold Hamilton John

Service number S1516
Sergeant
Born 19 Jan 1904

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MOLE, Ernest Bryan

Service number SX802
Sergeant
Born 9 Sep 1912

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MEDLAND, Harold Edward John

Service number SX16040
Private
2nd/7th Independent Company
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 22 Aug 1920

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GROCKE, Colin Frank

Service number SX15851
Private
2nd/7th Independent Company
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Jan 1922

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KEARNEY, Ronald Douglas

Service number SX38240
Private
Born 14 Feb 1920

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BLAKE, William Dennis

Service number SX15789
Private
2nd/6th Independent Company (Cavalry Commando Squadron)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Mar 1920

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BYNOE, Allan Henry

Service number SX19479
Trooper
2nd/9th Cavalry Commando Squadron
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 23 Feb 1915

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PAINE, Robert Langsford

Service number SX10876
Private
Independent Companies
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 3 Mar 1913

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