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Location Drake Crescent, Port Wakefield, Wakefield - South Australia, Australia
Type arch
Description

An arch forming an entrance to the Port Wakefield sporting oval. Four white cement columns supporting an arch. Between the two outer columns are wrought iron gates. On top of the arch at each end are WW1 machine guns. At the top of each centre column is a bronze plaque, below these are white marble plaques listing WW1 servicemen, all details in black.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Arch face:

MEMORIAL ARCH

Arch rear:

1914-1919

Left column:Bronze plaque:

Insignia of R.A.N.     Insignia of A.I.F.     Insignia of R.A.A.F.IN MEMORY OF THESERVICEMEN AND WOMENWHO SERVED1939-1945LEST WE FORGET

Marble plaque:

PORT WAKEFIELD AND DISTRICTROLL OF HONOR.1914-1919.

 

Right column:Bronze plaque:

Insignia of R.A.N.     Insignia of A.I.F.     Insignia of R.A.A.F.IN MEMORY OF THE SERVICEMEN AND WOMENWHO SERVED IN KOREA,MALAYA, VIETNAM AND GULF WARLEST WE FORGET

Marble plaque:

PORT WAKEFIELD AND DISTRICTROLL OF HONOR.1914-1919.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Wakefield council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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LIDDELL, John Wilson

Service number 624
Private
2nd Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Sep 1898

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DURDIN, William Jarvis

Service number 2151B
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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BRIGGS, Oswald Leonard

Service number 6856
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Sep 1887

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WITCOMB, Oscar George

Service number S110
Captain
Lines of Communication Units
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 28 Dec 1892

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LUCAS, Bertie Oscar

Service number 1694
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jul 1888

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DAVIES, William Lawrence

Service number S3077
Lieutenant Colonel
Born 28 Sep 1888

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WITCOMB, Sydney Trafford

Service number 1660
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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TAPLEY, Morford James

Service number 1497
Private
Railway Unit (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 13 Aug 1890

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