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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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WILLIAMS, Evan

Service number 416901
Sergeant
Born 21 Feb 1918

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HERBERT, Arthur Leslie

Service number 3260
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jan 1893

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DE GARIS, William Sowden

Service number 437120
Flying Officer
No. 207 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 1 Jul 1924

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HOLLAND, Albert Edward

Service number 3081
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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BRIMAGE, Harry

Service number 5
Sergeant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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PATTEN, George Frederick

Service number 2818
Gunner
Born 16 Apr 1891

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NELSON, Dennis Edwin

Service number 4718427
Private
2nd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 24 Nov 1945

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RYAN, Edward Michael

Service number 5447
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Sep 1885

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