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Location Tangara Drive, American River, Kangaroo Island - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A memorial in the form of a cairn comprising a four-sided, tapered pedestal constructed of cement and local coloured stone, surmounted on a stone and tile base that in turn is set on a concrete slab. On the top of the pedestal is an egg-shaped stone set on tiles. On each face is a bronze plaque

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face:

THE AMERICAN RIVERREMEMBRANCE RESERVECHERISHES THE MEMORY OF ALLMEN, WOMEN AND CHILDRENWHO SUFFERED OR LOST THEIR LIVESIN ANY OF THIS WORLD'SMANY CONFLICTS

Left:

THIS MEMORIAL ERECTED BY THEAMERICAN RIVERPROGRESS ASSOCIATION AND THEAMERICAN RIVER COMMUNITYAND SPORTS ASSOCIATIONIN 1999

Back:

VIETNAM 1960 – 1973IN MEMORY OF ALL THOSE WHO DID NOT RETURNAND ALL THOSE THAT SERVEDLEST WE FORGET

Right:

THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TOTHOSE AMERICAN RIVER SERVICEMENWHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEDURING THE SECOND WORLD WARSAMUEL MALCOLM BUICKJACK OSBORNE THOMASJACK RYBERG SWANSONJAMES ALEXANDER HERMANWE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: American River Progress Association

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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BUICK, Samuel Malcolm

Service number SX8787
Private
2nd/10th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 20 Aug 1908

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SWANSON, John Ryberg

Service number PA2185
Ordinary Seaman
Attached Royal Navy
Royal Australian Navy
Born 23 Apr 1922

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HERMAN, James Alexander

Service number 407713
Sergeant
No. 32 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 6 Aug 1913

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