Mount Barker WW1 War Memorial* Back to Search

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Location Mann Street, Mount Barker, South Australia, Australia
Type Monuments
Description

A white marble memorial, comprising a statue of a soldier standing at ease supported behind the right leg with a tree trunk surmounted on a capped pedestal and sur-base that in turn is mounted on a three-tier rough-cut granite base and concrete slab. A white marble plaque is affixed to the sur-base and a flagpole is behind the monument. The memorial is sited within a paved area and rose garden.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Pedestal:

O VALIANT DEAD

 

WE SALUTE YOU.

Sur-base plaque:

WORLD WAR 11 1939-45

 

Left:

WAR A.I.F. SERVICEANZACBELGIUM FRANCEX EGYPT PALESTINE XMESOPOTAMIANORTH SEASPEAK TO THE PEOPLE THAT THEY GO FORWARD

Back:

TO THE GLORY OF GODTHIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED BY THEPEOPLE OF MOUNT BARKER AS AMEMORIALTO THOSE FROM THIS PLACE WHO WILLINGLY LAID DOWN THEIR LIVESIN THE GREAT WAR FOR FREEDOM TO THE EMPIRE AND FOR AUSTRALIA1914-18 A.D.

Right:

AS UNKNOWN AND YET WELL KNOWN

X Marble King's Crown X

AS DYING AND BEHOLD THEY LIVE

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Adelaide Hills Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters damaged

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Names

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COLLEY, Mark William

Service number 1632
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Dec 1874

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WATTS, Norman Ray

Service number 1362
Sergeant
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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SKIPPER, Thomas James

Service number 1995
Private
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Oct 1871

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POPE, Reuben

Service number 2720
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Oct 1891

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JORDAN, James Andrew

Service number 2643
Private
4th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Sep 1872

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GRIFFIN, Bashom Stanley

Service number 4720
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Sep 1896

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CARLSON, Alfred Victor

Service number 3010
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Feb 1891

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HEINRICH, Richard

Service number 752
Shoeing-Smith
3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
AIF WW1
Born 13 Nov 1888

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