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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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TAYLOR, Charles Ernest

Service number 608
Gunner
12th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 10 Nov 1895

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SMYTHE, Harold

Service number 3760
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 May 1897

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MILNES, John

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

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COOMBS, John James

Service number 2142A
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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TUCKER, Arthur Harold

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

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FORMBY, Richard Harper

Service number SX9180
Major
2nd/8th Australian General Hospital
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 18 Nov 1913

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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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SCHEMMELL, Bert

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

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