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Location Corner Osmond Terrace & The Parade, Norwood (SA), South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A grey granite memorial comprising a tapered square cut column surmounted on a pedestal and two-tier base and concrete slab. At the top face and back of the column are bronze wreaths. On the pedestal faces are bronze wreaths. The monument is set in a rose garden road in a road plantation.

Built Architect, H.F.R. Culley. Contractor, Dawes and Chisholm. Bronze work by Hitchcox Bros, Adelaide
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Top plaque:
Wreath, inside the wreath is a teardrop shaped effigy with the dedication
LEST WE FORGET 1914 1918

Lower plaque:

THESE GARDENS WERE DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING WORLD WAR 11
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER MORE"

Left:

Wreath
Top plaque:
KENSINGTON & NORWOOD SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
ALD.N.SOLOMONS. CHAIRMAN.
ALD.W.G.AULD.
ALD.W.S.HANSON.
CR.J.J.WOODS.
E.O.GOODEN.
TOWN CLERK HON SEC.P.GANNONI.
MAYOR H.F.R.CULLEY.
DAWES & CHISHOLM.ARCHITECT. CONTRACTORS.BRONZE WORK. HITCHCOX BROS. ADELAIDE.

Lower plaque:
ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF KENSINGTON AND NORWOOD TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
Right:
Wreath

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Norwood Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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DENFORD, Dustin Lee

Service number 5442
Driver
1st Divisional Train
AIF WW1
Born 23 Dec 1883

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BASEDOW, Fritz Newton

Service number 260
Lieutenant
8th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 28 Nov 1893

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HUMPHRIS, Bryan

Service number 531
Corporal
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Sep 1886

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STORY, Ward William

Service number 8347
Sergeant
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 9 Jun 1894

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EMBLEN, Charles Edward

Service number 2026
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jan 1892

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BATES, Walter George

Service number 224
Trooper
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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OLDFIELD, Earl

Service number 660
Sergeant
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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PITMAN, Talbert Lawrence

Service number 10794
Lieutenant
44th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Aug 1891

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