Port Augusta Swimming Club Memorial Garden and Arch

Details

Location Young Street, Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial_planting
Description

Memorial Garden. The garden was originally opened on January 25th, 1947, as a tribute to the members of the Port Augusta Amateur Swimming Club who paid the supreme sacrifice during World War 11. Over time the garden and surrounds fell into a state of disrepair. The garden was restored during 2003 and reopened in January 2004 with the establishment of gardens and park benches; the arch and walls were repaired and painted in a cream colour. The title is in black. In the centre of the gardens is a bronze plaque affixed to a granite boulder.

 

25 January 1947, restored 2003, reopened January 2004.

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Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:

SWIMMERSMEMORIAL GARDEN

Plaque:

PORT AUGUSTA SWIMMING CLUB MEMBERSWHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE,SECOND WORLD WAR.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Augusta City Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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WRENCH, Horace

Service number 416012
Sergeant
No. 489 Squadron (RNZAF)
Other Commonwealth Forces
Born 9 Apr 1915

NICHOLSON, Ronald Laing

Service number 417220
Pilot Officer
No. 460 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 8 Dec 1921

SUNMAN, Robert Owen

Service number SX8315
Private
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 6 Nov 1914

COVENTRY, Geoffrey William

Squadron Leader
No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 15 Feb 1917

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