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Location Second Street, Orroroo, Orroroo/Carrieton - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

In the plantation street divider. A white marble memorial, comprising a statue of a soldier standing at "Rest on Arms Reversed" with left hand over right and the muzzle of the rifle on the left boot supported behind the left leg by a tree trunk, on a capped pedestal and rough-cut granite block, that in turn is mounted on a three-tier concrete base and slab. Between the pedestal cap and its base are capped pillars at each corner symbolically forming a cenotaph. All details are in black. On the left face is a white marble plaque and a bronze plaque, on the back is a bronze plaque. The memorial is enclosed within an eight stone post and steel chain fence. Behind the monument is a flagpole.

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Inscription

Pedestal base:

ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF THE DISTRICT OF ORROROOIN MEMORY OFTHE MEN WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR,1914-1918.

Left:Marble plaque:

ROLLOF HONOURTOTHOSE WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM CONFLICT1962-1972

 

Bronze plaque:

UNVEILED BYD. SINCLAIRR.S.L.STATE COUNCILLOR

Back:Bronze plaque:

WORLD WAR 111939-1945A TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SERVED

 

Lest we forget

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Orroroo Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters damaged, marble stained

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Names

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BEINKE, Louis Walter

Service number SX19841
Private
2nd/33rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 17 Jan 1925

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MCKENZIE, John Gordon

Service number 151
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Dec 1890

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DODD, Henry George

Service number 2359A
Lance Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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WESTON, Leonard Herbert

Service number 1586
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Mar 1894

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SMITH, Matthew Kevin

Service number 44558
Private
5th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 6 Sep 1942

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MIELL, Albert

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant Colonel
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 11 Nov 1869

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DAWSON, Robert Raymond

Service number 2866
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 15 Apr 1894

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BALDWIN, Amos Austin

Service number 2296A
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Apr 1897

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