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Location Smith Street, Naracoorte, Naracoorte and Lucindale - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white Italian marble statue of a WW1 digger standing at ease with a tree stump support behind the right leg, the statue is surmounted on four capped white marble columns that in turn are mounted on a pedestal of red Taranta Granite and three tier Footscray grey granite base. All details are in black, white marble plaques are affixed to base.

Built Wooles and Carpenter, sculptors, Warrnambool in conjunction with Oddling and Sons of Sydney and Melbourne.
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: On top of columns:

SACRIFICE

Pedestal:

IN MEMORIAMNAMES OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR

 

THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ERECTED BYTHE RESIDENTS OF THE NARACOORTE DISTRICT IN PROUD, LOVING, AND GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THESETHEIR BRAVE LADS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919."GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFEFOR HIS FRIENDS

Plaque on top tier of base:

UNVEILED BYLIEUT. COL. W.C.N.WAITEON 4TH AUGUST 1922

Plaque on second tier of base: Manufacturer details.

Left: On top of columns:

FORTITUDE

Pedestal:

IN MEMORIUMNAMES OF THOSE WHO FELL IN WORLD WAR11

 

Plaque on top tier of base:

UNVEILED BYBRIGADIER T.C.EASTICK D.S.O. E.D.ON 13TH MAY 1951

Back: On top of columns:

COURAGE

Pedestal:

IN MEMORIAMNAMES OF THOSE WHO FELLWORLD WAR 11

 

KOREA

 

Right: On top of columns:

VICTORY

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Naracoorte Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: W.P. Hoggarth in white lettering, letters fading.

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Names

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BOSTON, Angus

Service number 3249
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Sep 1888

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WESTON, Ian Duncan

Service number 284999
Flying Officer
6 Service Flying Training School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 16 May 1916

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MCPHIE, Frederick Rae

Service number 3239
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Aug 1890

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LINTON, Reuben Charles Henry

Service number SX20274
Private
2nd/7th Independent Company
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 30 Aug 1916

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SPRIGG, Douglas Christian

Service number 696
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Dec 1891

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BLACKSELL, William Richard

Service number 3023
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Sep 1892

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BOSTON, Thomas

Service number 3250
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Dec 1892

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JARRETT, Allan

Service number 3164
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jul 1894

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