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Location Murray St and Penrice Street, Angaston, Barossa - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A bronze figure of Archangel Michael holding a wreath aloft in his left hand and a Crusaders sword with the tip of the blade touching the ground in his right hand. The figure is mounted on a pink Angaston marble pedestal, which in turn is mounted on a two-tier white marble and concrete sur-base. Bronze plaques are affixed to the pedestal. The memorial is set within a circular rose garden.

Built Sculptor Andrea Carlo Lucchesi
Opened 6 June 1921 by James P Heggie
Inscription

Face: Pedestal, upper:

ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF ANGASTONIN HONOR OF THE MENFROM THE DISTRICT WHO SERVED OVERSEASIN THE GREAT WAR. 1914-1918DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE

 

SERVED OVERSEAS

 

Lower:

ANGASTONWreathTO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHOMADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICEWORLD WAR 11 1939-1945

 

Left:

Bronze wreath

Back:

SERVED OVERSEAS

 

Right:

Bronze wreath

Plaque in Rose garden:

WORLD WAR MEMORIAL 1914-18The Angaston First World War Memorial represents theArchangel Michael symbolising Right over Might.The bronze figure by noted sculptor Andrea Carlo Lucchesi(1860-1925) of the London Academy School, was the gift of Charles Angas. Two of Charles' sons served with British Units in France. The elegant pedestal of pinkAngaston marble set on two white marble steps wasdonated by public subscription. The dedication ceremonyon Monday 6th June 1921 was presided over byJames P Heggie Chairman of the Memorial Fund, andattended by an estimated one thousand people. Due to rainthe ceremony was held in the Angaston Institute.This plaque and flagstaff are the gift of the Angas Family.2001

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Angaston Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

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SWANN, Eric John

Service number 20570
Private
Born 9 Feb 1899

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DODDRIDGE, George Ernest

Service number 938
Lance Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Oct 1894

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O'DONNELL, Thomas Henry

Service number 6183
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Dec 1889

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GABEL, Benhart Alfred

Service number 1273
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Apr 1893

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PETTMAN, Ronald William

Service number SX4999
Private
2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 17 May 1919

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WHYTE, James Allan

Service number 1954
Private
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Mar 1891

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SMITH, Wilfred Stanley

Service number 22220
Driver
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Aug 1888

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OLDEN, John Peter Henry

Service number 1140
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1871

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