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Location Unley Rd and Thomas Street, Unley, South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A polished granite cenotaph; on the face are two bronze wreaths, two bronze plaques and a gilt badge of the RAAF. On the back are two bronze wreaths and five bronze plaques. At each edge of the cenotaph is a Crusader's sword. At the right side of the base is a bronze plaque.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Face, from the left:

1945

THEY

SHALL GROW
 
NOT OLD

Wreath

Wreath

Insignia of RSL
 

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES ALL THOSE WHO SERVED
 

IN DEFENCE OF OUR COUNTRY INCLUDING


KOREA, MALAYA, BORNEO, VIETNAM, SOMALIA, GULF


RAAF Insignia
 

UN PEACEKEEPING FORCES AND OBSERVERS


LEST WE FORGET

Unveiled on 11. 11. 1998 by Lt. Colonel David N Brook
 

Dedicated by Major Ian Callander


Sponsored by Dept Veterans' Affairs

RAN Insignia

Back, from the left:

1945WE WILL Wreath REMEMBER Wreath THEM

Plaques1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Plaque 1:

Insignia of WRANSW.R.A.N.S

Plaque 2:

Insignia of AIFA.A.N.S.R.A.A.N.C.

Plaque 3:

Insignia of RSLDEDICATEDTO THOSE WOMEN WHO SERVED IN THE AUSTRALIANDEFENCE FORCEDURING ALL CONFLICTSUNVEILED BYCOMMANDER S. D. COULSON, C.S.M.ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY11TH NOVEMBER 2000DEDICATED BY CAPT. ALAN MEREDITHTHE SALVATION ARMYSPONSORED BY DEPT. VETERAN AFFAIRS

Plaque 4:

Insignia of AIFA.W.A.S.W.R.A.A.C.

Plaque 5:

Insignia of RAAFW.A.A.A.F.

Right base:

ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS OF UNLEYIN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN WORLD WAR 11UNVEILED BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYORT.F.BALLANTYNE ESQ., J.P.19TH JUNE 1955

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Unley Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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