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Location High Street, Port Germein, Mount Remarkable - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble statue of a soldier standing at attention supported behind the left leg with a tree stump; is surmounted on a capped pillar that in turn is mounted on a three-tier pedestal and granite base. The monument is enclosed within a wrought iron fence inside a reserve containing rose beds; the red roses were imported from France.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Pedestal:

IN MEMORY OFTHOSE WHO GAVE ALL (LIFE ITSELF)FOR GOD FOR KING, COUNTRYAND FREEDOM

 

White marble facing at base of pedestal:

 


THEY WATCHED THE TALL SHIPS COME AND GO

THEY WALKED THE HILLS AND THE GULLYS

THEY WORKED THE FARMLANDS AND THE GARDENS

THEY LAUGHED AND THEY PLAYED IN THESE STREETS

IN THIS THE PLACE OF THEIR CHILDHOOD.

"WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"

Left:

IN HONOR OFTHOSE WHO ENLISTED INTHE GREAT WAR FOR FREEDOM IN1914-1918

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Germein Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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TOSTEVIN, Albion Cope

Service number S67730
Private
Born 3 Aug 1896

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JACKA, Clement Belmore

Service number 3480
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 20 May 1889

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WHITEFIELD, Francis

Service number 3071
Private
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1898

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WILLIAMS, Alexander John

Service number 303
Corporal
5th Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1895

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HACKET, Andrew

Service number 5008
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 May 1896

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JESSER , Thomas Linthal

Service number 2105
Private
40th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1893

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HOLMAN, Frederick William

Service number 3157
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 May 1888

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HARVEY, William Walter Norman

Service number 55833
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Oct 1898

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