Port Pirie Gates WW II* Back to Search

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Location Memorial Drive , Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists - South Australia, Australia
Type Arch 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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UPTON, John Francis

Service number SX476
Private
2nd/32nd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 22 Sep 1919

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DANGERFIELD, John Charles

Service number 407965
Sergeant
No. 207 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 28 Mar 1914

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WORBY, Ronald Percy

Service number SX8947
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Jul 1918

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TAYLOR, Thomas Alfred Peace

Service number 28072
Flight Sergeant
No. 463 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 19 Jul 1919

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HUTCHINSON, Raymond Arthur

Service number S23320
Able Seaman
HMAS Canberra (I)
Royal Australian Navy
Born 10 Feb 1920

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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 21204
Engine Room Artificer IV
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 8 Mar 1917

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WATSON, William Somerville

Service number 416732
Pilot Officer
No. 177 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 2 Mar 1921

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