Carrieton War Memorial

Details

Location R.M. Williams Way & Second Street, Carrieton, Orroroo/Carrieton - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Slate block Cairn with bronze plaques

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 April 2021
Inscription

WORLD WAR I
1914-1918
(Names)
THEY ANSWERED THE CALL

WORLD WAR II
1939-1945
(Names)
WAAAF
1939-1945
(Names)

SERVICE IN VIETNAM
1962-1972
(Name)

LEST WE FORGET

(Names)
AFTER WORLD WAR TWO, TREES WERE PLANTED
IN THE MAIN STREET OF CARRIETON TO ACKNOWLEDGE
THE SERVICE OF LOCALS WHO HAD ENLISTED,
EACH TREE HAD A BRASS PLAQUE WITH A SERVICEMANS NAME ON IT.
ONCE THE TREES HAD GROWN, THE PLAQUES
WERE REMOVED AND SOME OF THE THESE WERE FOUND RECENTLY.
THE COMMITTEE AGREED TO AFFIX THESE
TO THIS MEMORIAL FOR POSTERITY PURPOSES.
CARRIETON WAR MEMORIAL OFFICIALLY OPENED ON
25TH APRIL 2021 BY
WAYNE T SHEPHARD - VIETNAM VETERAN

WAR MEMORIAL CONSTRUCTED WITH SINCERE
AND GRATEFUL THANKS TO THE CONTRIBUTORS
OF THIS PROJECT, APRIL 2021

SALUTING THE SERVICE - COMMEMORATIONS PROGRAM - SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT $1000
DONATION OF LAND BY STEPHEN AND JESS WATSON
DONATION OF STONE BY HEIDI RODGERS FROM SECTION 110 HUNDRED OF EURELIA
DANN VAN HOLST PELLEKAAN MP
CARRIETON PROGRESS ASSOCIATION
CARRIETON CAMPDRAFT CLUB
CARRIETON COMMUNITY CROPPING PROJECT
CARRIETON RODEO CLUB
ORROROO/CARRIETON DISTRICT COUNCIL

Condition

New

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

CHALMERS, Alexander

Service number 271
Sergeant
Born 2 Dec 1888

SHEPHARD, Thomas Frederick

Service number 5854
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Jul 1896

MIELL, Horatio Gordon

Service number 57175
Private
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 20 Feb 1899

RAGLESS, Thomas Harold

Service number 3363
Private
Born 12 Mar 1892

LARWOOD, William John Finlay

Service number 4553
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Oct 1894

GEORGE, William Alfred Teague

Service number 2602
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1880

NUTT, Ronald Herbert

Service number 122533
Leading Aircraftman
Royal Australian Air Force Nursing Service
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 18 Jun 1919

GEORGE, Frank Walter

Service number 4792
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Mar 1887

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