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Location Railway Terrace, Quorn, Flinders Ranges - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A rough-cut granite Cross of Sacrifice surmounted on a river stone and cement tapered plinth that in turn is mounted on a two-tier concrete base and slab. White marble and granite plaques are affixed to the plinth. All details are in black. To the right of the memorial is a flagpole. The memorial is within a paved area and a concrete and wire mesh fence.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Plinth:Face:

THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEIN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918.

 

1939-1945

 

QUORN AND DISTRICTTO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE EVERLASTINGMEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES.THIS STONE IS REVERENTLY ERECTEDBY THE MEN WHO MARCHED HOME.BY THEIR WORKS YE SHALL KNOW THEM.

Right:Upper plaque:

IN MEMORYOF THOSE WHO SERVED IN

MALAY PENINSULA


1948-1960

MALAY PENINSULA


1964-1965

KOREA


1950-1954

BORNEO


1962-1966

VIETNAM


1962-1973

CYPRUS


1964-1976

LEST WE FORGET

Lower plaque:

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE

LEFT GROW OLD

AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS

CONDEMN

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN

THE MORNING

WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Quorn Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Letters damaged

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Names

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WRIGHT, John Henry

Service number 4608
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Mar 1894

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HINTON, William Arthur

Service number S7420
Lieutenant
2nd/33rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 14 May 1920

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GREGOR, Ernest Henry

Service number 1685
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jul 1897

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BURR, Roy James Gladstone

Service number 3698
Driver
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Feb 1892

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FERGUSSON, Miller Maffaking

Service number 6082
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Dec 1900

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MILLS, Sydney Sylvanus

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Aug 1889

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PATTEN, George Frederick

Service number 2818
Gunner
Born 16 Apr 1891

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ROWE, William Henry

Service number 1764
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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