City of Port Pirie WW2 Memorial Gates Back to Search

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Location Memorial Drive , Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

A cream brick structure comprising a covered entrance with three uneven towers on the right entrance. Two brick walls at either side contain bronze plaques and titles. A grey granite foundation stone is set on the inside of the tallest tower and a brass plaque is affixed on the face of the centre tower. Two wrought iron gates are in the centre and single wrought iron gates separate the centre structure and the two outer walls.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Foundation stone:

THIS STONE WAS LAID BYTHE GOVERNOR OF S.A. SIR ROBERT ALLINGHAM GEORGEAUGUST 8TH 1959.

Tower plaque:

WORLD WAR 11 MEMORIAL GATESDEDICATED BYHIS LORDSHIP BISHOP DE CAMPO DD AM.AND OFFICIALLY OPENED BYHIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR KEN MADIGANPORT PIRIE CITY AND DISTRICTS COUNCILONTHURSDAY 9 MARCH 1998FUNDING FOR THESE GATES KINDLY DONATED BY:R&SL PORT PIRIE SUB-BRANCHROTARY CLUB OF PORT PIRIE INC.DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS"THEIR SERVICE-OUR HERITAGE" COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAMPORT PIRIE AND DISTRICTS COUNCIL

Left wall: Title:

WORLD WAR 11LEST WE FORGET

Left plaque:

PORT PIRIE & DISTRICTTHOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE1939-1945

 

LEST WE FORGET

Right wall:

CITY OF PORT PIRIEWORLD MEMORIAL GATES1939-1945     Insignia of RAN     Insignia of AIF     Insignia of RAAF

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Pirie Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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FISHER, William Maurice

Service number PA2609
Steward
HMAS Madang
Royal Australian Navy
Born 19 Jul 1920

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ROBINSON, Kevin Alphonsus

Service number 416614
Pilot Officer
No. 199 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 2 Jan 1916

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WOODROFFE, Harold Maurice

Service number 407542
Flying Officer
No. 30 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 30 Sep 1917

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MILNE, Maxwell William

Service number 437435
Flight Sergeant
Born 8 Oct 1924

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DEY, David George

Service number 280627
Flight Lieutenant
Base Torpedo Unit (Nowra)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Aug 1915

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SMITH, Douglas William Charles

Service number 24204
Engine Room Artificer IV
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 8 Mar 1917

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GOODE, Lindsay Rufus

Service number SX8651
Sergeant
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 10 Aug 1913

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WORBY, Ronald Percy

Service number SX8947
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 14 Jul 1918

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