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Location Burra Road and Belvidere Road, Saddleworth, Clare and Gilbert Valleys - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

An Italian marble 1.8 metre statue of a soldier standing at ease supported behind the left leg with a tree stump, surmounted on a two-tier polished grey granite capped pedestal that in turn is mounted on a three tier granite sur-base and concrete slab.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Pedestal: Top tier:

ERECTED IN HONOUR OF SOLDIERS OF SADDLEWORTH AND DISTRICT WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD'S WAR 1914-1919

 

Pedestal: Lower tier:

LEST WE FORGET

On the third level of the base is a 1939-1945 bronze plaque with the arms of the combined services:

WORLD WAR 11.IN MEMORY OF THOSEWHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

 

THEY KEPT FOR YOUTHIS RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH… 11 NOV., 1954

On the second level of the base is a bronze plaque with the badge of the RSL in the top right hand corner:

IN RECOGNITION OF THOSEWHO SERVED INTHE WARS INKOREA, MALAYA,BORNEO & VIETNAM

Right face:


Left face:

SURVING HEROES


SURVING HEROES

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Saddleworth RSL, Gilbert Valley District Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE:
Western face of the column is blank. The Australian Flag flies at the North side twenty-four hours a day, illuminated by twin floodlights at night. Muzzle of rifle broken off.

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MOYLE, William Thomas

Service number S112424
Private
Lines of Communication Units
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 10 Jul 1893

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KINGSTON, Allen Charles Waters

Service number 1290
Captain
Australian Graves Service
AIF WW1
Born 14 Dec 1892

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HUPPATZ, Frank Ernest

Service number 5840
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Apr 1893

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CRAWFORD, Boyd John

Service number SX9337
Lieutenant
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 24 Feb 1919

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DULLEA, Michael

Service number 4166
Corporal
4th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jul 1878

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MOYLE, Walter

Service number 1813
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Sep 1895

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MAXWELL, Edgar Albert

Service number 2216
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Nov 1891

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SAUER, Herbert Wilhelm

Service number 1056
Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jul 1893

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