Palmer War Memorial

Details

Location Olive Grove Avenue, Palmer, Mid Murray - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

To the left of Collier Park entrance. A white marble memorial, comprising a broken column with a rifle superimposed on an olive branch affixed to its face, surmounted on a capped pedestal and two-tier sur-base and a rough-cut block that in turn is mounted on a granite base and concrete slab. The monument is approximately twelve feet high. Mason's name, G.E. Morgan etched in top right corner of left face of the marble block.

Built Mason, G.E. Morgan.
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Upper tier:

Roll of HonorTHE GREAT WAR. 1914-19"LEST WE FORGET."

Lower tier:

¶ GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRYERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OFPALMER AND DISTRICT.IN HONOR OF THE LOCAL SOLDIERS.BEARING THEIR PART IN THE ABOVE WAR.

Bronze plaque:

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OFTHE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED INWORLD WAR 2 AND POST CAMPAIGNSOVERSEAS AND AT HOME,TO ENSURE LASTING PEACEFOR AUSTRALIA.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Mannum Council, Palmer community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters fading.

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Names

Showing 5 people of interest from memorial

MENGERSEN, Herman Edgar

Service number 1609
Lieutenant
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Dec 1893

DOHNT, Gustav Alfred

Service number 4272
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Mar 1881

WEGENER, Hugo John

Service number 3030
Sergeant
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jul 1897

MENGERSEN, Norman Victor

Service number 4163A
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Mar 1896

GEISLER, Robert John

Service number 3025
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jan 1895

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