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Location Junction of Railway and Mosely Terraces, Minnipa, Wudinna - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

Two brick pillars spanned by a metal arch, low walls border the gateway. Each pillar has a bronze plaque with names on separate copper strips. Update, on the left wall is a dedication; LEST WE FORGET. On the right wall is the RSL logo and the Australian Crest either side of a black Cross of Sacrifice, across the arm in gold leaf is; Lest We Forget.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Arch:

WAR MEMORIAL OVAL

Plaque on left wall: 

Wreath and ribband motif

 

U MADE SUPREME SACRIFICE

Plaque on right wall: 

Wreath and ribband motif

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Addition of names on right plaque. During restoration in 2005 the names on the plaques were removed for polishing, two (Richards R. and Rodd A.) were replaced in a different order

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Names

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GILLESPIE, Frederick James

Service number 407576
Squadron Leader
No. 87 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 30 Jan 1914

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PHILLIPS, George Harnett

Service number S57186
Private
2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Jul 1909

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POST, Gordon Keith

Service number SX16977
Sapper
60th Field Park Company
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 Feb 1921

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HOLMES, Stanley Bryan

Service number SX8133
Sergeant
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 7 Nov 1917

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LINDQVIST, Leonard Roy

Service number SX11609
Private
8th Division Ammunition Sub-Park
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 9 Nov 1912

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ELEFSEN, Douglas Eric

Service number 152219
Leading Aircraftman
2 Operational Training Unit (Mildura)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 22 Jan 1926

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DEAN, Hollister James

Service number SX5282
Corporal
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Sep 1908

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KARGER, Alven Richard

Service number SX24468
Corporal
Born 23 Feb 1914

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