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Location Corner GREENHILL ROAD & COLLINS ROAD, Summertown, Adelaide Hills - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

Entrance to the Summertown cemetery, comprising two stone central pillars and two lower outer pillars, joined by a low stone and wrought iron wall. A white marble plaque surmounted by a Cross of Sacrifice is affixed to the face of each of the entrance pillars, a white marble plaque is affixed to the left wall next to the main pillar and a bronze plaque is affixed to the right wall next to the right pillar. A bronze Crusader's sword is affixed to the face of the outer pillars. UPDATE: The gates were restored in 2008.

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Inscription

Left pillar: URAIDLA.

 

CAREY'S GULLY.

 

THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.

 

Right pillar:

SUMMERTOWN.

 

PICCADILLY.

 

THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.


Left wall:

WE, THE MEMBERS OF THE SUMMERTOWNWOMEN'S COMFORT CLUB, BEREAVED PARENTS,AND SYMPATHETIC FRIENDS, ERECT THESEGATES AS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHOSACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREATWAR FOR US, WE ARE GLAD TO DOHOMAGE TO THOSE WHO HAVE PAID THE GREATEST PRICE FOR OUR LIBERTY.

Right wall:

Logo of Australia Remembers 1945-1995THIS PLAQUE IS A MEMORIAL TO THEMEN & WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA WHO PAIDTHE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING WORLD WAR 11LEST WE FORGETUNVEILED BYTHE HON. ALEXANDER DOWNERSUNDAY, 26 NOVEMBER, 1995

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Local community

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Plaques on the main pillars are stained

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

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COLLINS, Albert Edward

Service number 4142
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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NICHOLAS, Clarence Roy

Service number 5847
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jan 1894

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COLLINS, Algernon Thomas

Service number 2047
Private
40th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1890

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DRIVER, William Hurtle

Service number 2125
Corporal
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Dec 1882

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LELANT, George Edward

Service number 2800
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Aug 1892

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SOUTER, John Francis

Service number OFFICER
Captain
Army Medical Corps (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1866

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TRENORDEN, Leonard Charles

Service number 384
Corporal
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Feb 1892

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VINCE, Alfred Eli

Service number 4192
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Feb 1876

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