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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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VOGT, Ronald Matthew

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

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GEORGE, Harry Maxwell

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

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SCHEMMELL, Bert

Service number 2709
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Apr 1894

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SEMPLE, Douglas George

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

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CLARK, Eardley Austin

Service number 8985
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Jul 1881

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WYLIE, Roy

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

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BROOK, Kenneth Richard

Service number 416165
Flying Officer
RAF Conversion Units
Royal Air Force
Born 11 Jan 1922

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PYNE, Octavius John

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

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