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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

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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NICHOLLS, Ernest John

Service number 1575
Lance Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 May 1890

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DOHSE, Richard Roy

Service number 4282
Corporal
3rd Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Jul 1895

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COE, Albert Edward

Service number 440
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jul 1887

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TAPLEY, Morford James

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

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COE, John William

Service number 1142
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Oct 1894

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BOARD, Albert

Service number 1362
Private
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 19 Oct 1891

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MCDONALD, Thomas William

Service number 6602
Sergeant
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Jun 1896

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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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