Mount Gambier War Memorial

Details

Location Vansittart Park Commercial Street West and Wehl Street South, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Vansittart Park.
A Celtic Cross surmounted on a globe and capped four ionic pillars, on the upper part of the cap is the insignia of the AIF, below this is a wreath. The four pillars are mounted on a three-tier pedestal with polished granite plaques on each face and a four-tier granite base and concrete slab. All details are in gold leaf.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE TOWN AND DISTRICT IN HONOUR OF THEIR SONS WHO DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE WORLD WAR 11 1939-1945

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE VIETNAM WAR 1962-1971

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Mount Gambier Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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EDLINGTON, Alfred Robert

Service number 6557A
Signaller
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Aug 1897

PRAETZ, Norman Harry

Service number SX8723
Private
Born 20 Oct 1908

CORNISH, Leslie Francis

Service number 3720
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Sep 1897

ADDEMS, William Charles

Service number 6702
Private
29th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Nov 1890

WHEELER, Thomas Lindsay

Service number 2263
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DAVISON, Cuthbert Glen

Service number 158
Corporal
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 May 1894

MILLOWICK, Percival Clair

Service number SX2328
Corporal
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 3 Dec 1894

BROOKS, John Blackler

Service number 2125
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Aug 1895

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