Port Wakefield Memorial Arch

Details

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

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Names

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PRIME, Percy Alfred

Service number 2464
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Aug 1893

TAPLEY, Morford James

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

WITCOMB, Oscar George

Service number S110
Captain
Lines of Communication Units
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 28 Dec 1892

SMITH, Wilfred Stuart

Service number 2529B
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Apr 1886

WITCOMB, Sydney Trafford

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

NELSON, Frederick Vincent

Service number 1883
Private
3rd Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jul 1894

HARRISON, Clement

Service number 2890
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Jun 1896

ROENNFELDT, Eric Lenox Charles

Service number S76963
Private
Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 5 May 1895

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