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Details

Location Smilie Street, Robe, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A white marble memorial comprising a statue of a soldier standing at ease supported behind the right leg with a tree stump, surmounted on a pedestal and three-tier sur-base and a two-tier granite base and concrete slab. All details are in black. On the top face of the pedestal is a white marble wreath.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Pedestal face: on the design of an unfurling scroll:ROBE MENWHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEIN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1919."AND HOW CAN MAN DIE BETTER,THAN FACING FEARFUL ODDS;FOR THE ASHES OF HIS FATHERS,AND THE TEMPLES OF HIS GODS."MACAULAY

 

Sur-base top tier:

 

ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF ROBE AND DISTRICT 1921.

Sur-base second tier:

Bronze rising sun badge

Sur-base bottom tier: top edge:

AND THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEIN WORLD WAR 11 1939-1945.

 

Pedestal left:

OTHER ROBE MENWHOANSWERED THE CALL.

 

Pedestal right:

OTHER ROBE MENWHO ANSWERED THE CALL.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Robe Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Several letters fading

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Names

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ADAMS, Thomas George

Service number SX1812
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 30 Apr 1919

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FOX, William Walter Atkinson

Service number S1481
Corporal
Lines of Communication Units
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 22 Feb 1889

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RIVETT, Thomas William

Service number 2139
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Oct 1886

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BLAKE, Edward Thomas

Service number 228
Driver
14th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born May 1893

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