Orroroo War Memorial

Details

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

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

MIELL, Albert

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

ROBERTSON, Robert Wilfred

Service number 1762
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Mar 1895

KOHRING, Jack Exelby

Service number 615
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Aug 1896

BUTTERICK, George Arthur

Service number 2342
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Apr 1893

TILBROOK, Walter Wesley

Service number 618
Corporal
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 19 May 1890

PHILLIS, Horace Vincent

Service number 814
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Aug 1888

DAWSON, Robert Raymond

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

MACDONALD, Gordon

Service number 6109
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Mar 1897

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