Millicent War Memorial

Details

Location North Terrace , Millicent, Wattle Range - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite Cross of Sacrifice surmounted on a two-tier pedestal and three-tier concrete base. A downward pointing sword is affixed at the arms of the cross. All details are in black. Left and right faces have a large granite wreath and ribbands.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Base of cross:

THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 TO THE IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY AND JUSTICE

Pedestal: Upper, three plaques:

 

Pedestal: Upper at base:

 

1939-1945

 

HE IS NOT WORTHY TO LIVE AT ALL WHO, FOR FEAR OF DANGER OR DEATH, SHUNNETH HIS COUNTRY'S SERVICE OR HIS OWN HONOUR, SINCE DEATH IS INEVITABLE AND THE FAME OF VIRTUE IMMORTAL. SIR HUMPHREY GILBERT.Back:

Pedestal: Upper:LET US HAVE FAITH THAT RIGHT MAKES MIGHT,AND IN THAT FAITH LET US TO THE END DARE TO DO OUR DUTY AS WE UNDERSTAND IT.ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

Pedestal: Lower: The Armistice 11TH HOUR-11TH DAY-11TH MONTH 1918 Remembrance Day FROM ALL THE WARS AND ALL THE LANDS WHEN YOU GO HOME TELL THEM OF US AND SAY FOR YOUR TOMORROW WE GAVE OUR TODAY
Lest We Forget MILLICENT R.S.L. 11-11-1996

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Millicent Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Several letters fading.

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Names

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TALBOT, Henry Arthur

Service number 3040
Corporal
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

FORD, Thomas Patrick

Service number 6248
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

MCKAIL, Ronald George

Service number 4174
Sergeant
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Mar 1889
North Adelaide Football Club 1907 - 1913

PATTEN, George Frederick

Service number 2818
Gunner
Born 16 Apr 1891

TOWERS, Tom

Service number 3908
Second Lieutenant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

CAMPBELL, Walter Victor

Service number COMMI...
Captain
Royal Australian Army Dental Corps
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 1889

GIDDINGS, Bryan Wilba

Service number 416949
Pilot Officer
No. 97 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 19 Mar 1915

PARIS, Robert Smibert

Service number 1088
Lance Corporal
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 May 1885

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