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Location Corner of Canning Street and Chad Street, Rosewater (Greytown), Port Adelaide Enfield - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Southwest Corner of Eric Sutton Reserve.  A grey granite rough-cut monument comprising a Cross of Sacrifice mounted on a pedestal, a sur-base and a concrete slab. Bronze plaques are affixed to the base of the cross and to the sur-base. The pedestal face is polished; all details are in black.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Plaques on cross:Upper:

IN MEMORYTO ALL SERVICESWORLD WAR 11 1939-1945KOREA 1950-1953VIETNAM 1962-1973ROSEWATER R.S.L.

Insignia of RSL

LEST WE FORGET

Centre:

AIF Badge IN MEMORY OFDOUGLAS CAMERON2/10TH BATTALION A.I.F. SX1035324. 4. 1910-15. 9. 2002

LOVINGLY REMEMBERED BYWIFE NELLIEAND CHILDREN BRIAN, JOAN AND JUDITH

Lower:

RAN Badge IN LOVING MEMORY OFJOHN R. WHEELER27. 10. 1925-13. 1. 2002PA 4359 R.A.N.R.WHOSE ASHES WERE SCATTERED UPON THIS SITEFOLLOWING THE DAWN SERVICE ANZAC DAY 2002ALWAYS LOVED BY HIS DAUGHTER DIANE

Pedestal:

GOD KEEP THEIR MEMORY GREEN

 

Plaque base:

UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR, SIR ARCHIBALD WEIGALLK.C.M.G. ON APRIL 15TH, 1922 AND ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE OF PRIDEBY THE WOMEN OF ROSEWATER IN HONOR OF THE MEN WHO DIED FORKING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919

"HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN CAN DIEFIGHTING FOR GOD TRUTH AND LOYALTYAND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY"

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Rosewater Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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SIMON, Victor George

Service number 1516
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Jan 1893

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TUBEL, Samuel

Service number 3722
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Oct 1882

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GARDNER, William Hine

Service number 2159
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 May 1897

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READ, Frank

Service number 2450
Lance Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 May 1897

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WEAVER, Charles John

Service number 1842
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1897

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CHEYNE, Magnus George

Service number 2155
Lance Corporal
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Mar 1887

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WEAVER, William Alfred

Service number 1191
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Mar 1890

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ELLIS, Harold Percy

Service number 589
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jul 1895

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