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Location Blanche Terrace, Moonta, Copper Coast - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

In the entrance to the Moonta Memorial Park Bowling Club. A white marble statue of a soldier standing at ease with a tree trunk support behind the left leg surmounted on a capped three-tier granite pedestal and a three-tier stepped granite base and concrete slab. On each face is a grey granite plaque. All details are in gold leaf.

Built K.C.& E. Goerecke MOONTA
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:Pedestal top tier:

MOONTA'S HEROES

OF THE

GREAT EUROPEAN WAR

1914-1919

 

Pedestal second tier:

 

ERECTED IN MEMORY OF OUR HEROIC DEAD

BY THE PEOPLE OF

MOONTA AND DISTRICT

1920

Pedestal lower tier:

 

IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

WORLD WAR 2 1939-1945

THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD,

AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN,

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING,

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

Base second tier:

 

TO THE MEMORY OF THE FALLEN

MALAYSIA KOREA VIETNAM

AND OF ALL OTHER AUSTRALIANS WHO HAVE

FALLEN IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY

LEST WE FORGET

Left:Pedestal top tier:

FOR KING AND COUNTRY

 

Pedestal lower:

LEST WE FORGET

 

Back:Pedestal upper:

Etched badge of the RSL

MOONTA SUB BRANCH

 

Pedestal lower:

LEST WE FORGET

 

Right:Pedestal upper:

DUTY NOBLY DONE

 

Pedestal lower:

LEST WE FORGET

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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VERRAN, William Richard

Service number 6488
Sapper
Born 28 Jul 1888

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ROWE, Francis Thomas

Service number 4332
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Jan 1878

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KEEN, Joseph Beers

Service number 1967
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Sep 1893

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FRANCIS, Roy

Service number 3650
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 19 May 1897

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WILLARD, Frederick

Service number 3775
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jun 1896

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BROKENSHIRE, Harry

Service number 5000
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Nov 1899

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LEIGHTON, Alfred Hurtle

Service number 514
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Apr 1894

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POLGLASE, Percy Roy

Service number 6629
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Sep 1888

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