Strathalbyn War Memorial

Details

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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COOMBS, John James

Service number 2142A
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

ECKERT, John George

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

WYLIE, Roy

Service number 1226
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 27 Jun 1895

GEORGE, Harry Maxwell

Service number 62495
Lance Corporal
1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements
AIF WW1
Born 25 May 1898

CROSS, Ronald Frank

Service number 437401
Flight Sergeant
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 29 May 1920

SEMPLE, Douglas George

Service number 26741
Flight Sergeant
No. 22 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 6 Nov 1921

TUCKER, Arthur Harold

Service number 3009
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1 Jun 1886

WOOLFITT, Frederick Norman Maurice

Service number 2014
Lance Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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