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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

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Names

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VINCE, Alfred Eli

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

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COLLINS, Leslie Thomas Ralph

Service number 9510
Driver
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 10 Mar 1896

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HALES, Stanley Russell

Service number 2666B
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Jan 1889

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FULLER, Reuben Nelson

Service number 1461
Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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KENT, Francis Burwood

Service number 292
Lance Corporal
9th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 27 Oct 1886

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TRENORDEN, Leonard Charles

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

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WILLCOX, David William

Service number 3644
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Sep 1885

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LONG, Roy William

Service number 3664
Lance Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Apr 1898

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