Port Broughton War Memorial

Details

Location West Terrace , Port Broughton, Barunga West - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble statue of a soldier standing at attention with a tree trunk supporter behind the right leg mounted on a capped pink granite and two-tier grey granite pedestal. Each corner of the pedestal is recessed with red granite columns and grey granite caps. This is mounted on a stepped five tier granite base and concrete slab. The monument was originally enclosed within a white metal fence - replaced with a post and rope barrier; a bronze plaque was located on a metal stand inside the fence.

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Inscription

Pedestal face upper:

PORT BROUGHTON DISTRICTSOLDIERS.WHO HAVE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEDURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-18

 

Pedestal face lower:

SECOND WORLD WAR

- 1945

 

Pedestal: left:

PORT BROUGHTON SOLDIERS WHO ENLISTED AND HAVE RETURNED

 

Pedestal: back:

PORT BROUGHTON SOLDIERS WHO ENLISTED AND HAVE RETURNED

 

Pedestal: right:

PORT BROUGHTON SOLDIERS WHO ENLISTED AND HAVE RETURNED

 

Plaque:

Logo of the RSL Logo of Lions International Logo of District CouncilTHIS FENCE SURROUNDING THE WORLD WAR 1 MONUMENTWAS A JOINT PROJECT OF THE BROUGHTON AND DISTRICTS LIONS CLUBTHE PORT BROUGHTON SUB BRANCH OF THE R.S.L.AND THE DISTRICT COUNCIL OF PORT BROUGHTON.1992

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Broughton Council, RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Restored 2005

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

DUNN, Will Rutherford

Service number 853
Driver
5th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 26 Apr 1885

BARNES, George Edward

Service number 229
Bombardier
Born 14 Mar 1893

WHITTAKER, Hubert Pike

Service number 297
Private
8th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jun 1894

DUFFY, Arthur

Service number 1824
Lance Corporal
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 22 Dec 1886

STORR, Cyril Milton

Service number 3493
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Apr 1894

BENNIER, Frederick Charles

Service number S212582
Corporal
4 Garrison Battalion (SA)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 26 Oct 1891

WARK, Frederick Key

Service number 20526
Private
Born 15 May 1891

WARK, Alexander Keeling

Service number 3646
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Jan 1887

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