Hamilton Beersheba Avenue of Honour and Memorial Back to Search

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Location Alexandra Parade & Lonsdale Street, Hamilton, Southern Grampians - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial_planting
Description

Black granite obelisk

Beyond the memorial stone are fourteen Aleppo palms running along Alexandra Parade. The plaque reads the palms were planted to commemorate the men of Hamilton killed during the Battle of Beersheba on 31 October 1917. The memorial stone and plaque were unveiled in 1995 remembering two local men who were members of the 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Walter Kinghorn and Edgar Womersley.

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Inscription

Australian
Light Horse

Beersheba
31st October 1917

[ Names ]

These Palm Trees Commemorate
The Hamilton Men Of
The 4th Light Horse Regt.
In The Charge At Beer-Sheba
October 31st, 1917

Condition

Good

Names

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Thumb normal lcpl walter kinghorn ii
KINGHORN, Walter Rodney

Service number 124
Lance Corporal
4th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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