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Location Sunter Street, Strathalbyn, Alexandrina - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

At the northern entrance to the Strathalbyn Soldier's Memorial Gardens.

A grey granite memorial comprising a multi-faced effigy of the AIF insignia surmounted on a capped square cut column on a two-tier pedestal. This in turn is mounted on a five-tier concrete base and slab. A bronze plaque depicting a soldier standing at ease (early drill) is affixed to the upper tier of the pedestal; a bronze plaque depicting an Australian Light Horse charge is on the lower tier of the pedestal. Bronze plaques are affixed to the top tier of the base.

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Built Bronze soldier sculptor: Douglas Richardson
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face: Upper plaque:

1914-1919

 

Centre:

STRATHALBYN'S TRIBUTETO-HER HEROIC DEAD-"THEIR GRAVE IS THE UNDYING MEMORY OF THEGENERATIONS THAT COME AFTER THEM"

 

Upper plaque:

1939-1945

Lower plaque:

 

STRATHALBYN'S TRIBUTE

TO

HER HEROIC DEAD

 

"They died that we might live,

may we ever live-worthy of them"

 

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Strathalbyn Council, RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Graffiti damage

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Names

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MILNES, John

Service number 3276
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jul 1894

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ECKERT, John George

Service number 5357
Lance Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Jun 1891

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PYNE, Patrick Thomas

Service number 973
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jun 1895

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TUCKER, John Stuart

Service number 292
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Aug 1891

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SADLER, Thomas

Service number 2429
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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PYNE, Octavius John

Service number 2428
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Nov 1890

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VOGT, Ronald Matthew

Service number 24054
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 25 Sep 1919

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SIMCOCK, William Harold

Service number 2213
Lance Corporal
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Sep 1885

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