Naracoorte War Memorial

Details

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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MCINTOSH, Frederick Richard

Lieutenant
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jul 1892

COOPER, Alan John

Service number 4411171
Private
3rd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 7 May 1948

WESTON, Ian Duncan

Service number 284999
Flying Officer
No. 6 Service Flying Training School Mallala
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 16 May 1916

LLOYD, Sydney George

Service number 1149
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Dec 1891

BATES, Roy Lester

Service number 3690
Corporal
4th Light Trench Mortar Battery
AIF WW1
Born 29 Apr 1892

TINLIN, Bruce Edmund

Service number SX5063
Private
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 18 Dec 1915

SPRIGG, Douglas Christian

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

BOSTON, Angus

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

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