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Location Esplanade at the junction of Semaphore Road, Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield - South Australia, Australia
Type clock_tower
Description

An ornate clock tower. A white marble winged angel of peace is mounted on a three-tier cap. The cap is supported from the main pillar by four ionic columns. Contained within the pillars are clock dials on all four faces. The main tower is of granite block construction. A bronze wreath and padlocked panel door are affixed to the face of the main pillar. Bronze plaques are affixed to the right face. The corner stones of the main pillar are engraved. The tower mounted on a three-tier base and concrete slab. The whole is set in pavers.

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Built Designed and built by J.E. Topham, monumental mason, Norwood
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:

Bronze wreath

Door:

IN MEMORYOFALL WHO FELLIN THE GREAT WAR.1914-1919.

Back:Plaque:

UNVEILED MAY 24TH 1925.BYLIEUT.COL.L.O.BETTS O.B.E.PRESIDENT SEMAPHORE & PT. ADELAIDESUB BRANCH R.S.&S.I.L. OF AUST.DESIGNED & BUILT BYJ.E. TOPHAM CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEEMONUMENTALIST ALLEN GOWER ESQ. J.P.NORWOOD

Right:Plaque: Pedestal:

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVEDWORLD WAR 11KOREASOUTH EAST ASIAMALAYABORNEOVIETNAMUNITED NATIONS OPERATIONS.

Corner stone:

THIS STONE WAS LAID BYCOL. C. P. BUTLER D.S.O.ON BEHALF OFTHE RETURNEDSAILORS & SOLDIERS27 APRIL 1924

Corner stone:

THIS STONE WAS LAID BYMR. MAGNUS WALDON BEHALF OFTHE PARENTSOF THOSE WHO FELL27 APRIL 1924

Corner stone:

THIS STONE WAS LAID BYH. SLADE ESQ. 
MAYOR OF PORT ADELAIDEON BEHALF OFTHE CITIZENS27 APRIL 1924

Corner stone:

THIS STONE WAS LAID BYMISS EDITH A. SANDERSON BEHALF OF THEWIDOWS & ORPHANSOF THE FALLEN27 APRIL 1924

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: PortAdelaide Council and RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Restored 2005

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