Gilberton Soldiers Memorial Swimming Reserve

Details

Location River Frontage Park, Severn Street, Gilberton, Walkerville - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite plinth with bronze plaques

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 24 February 2017 by Brigadier Tim Hanna AM President, Returned & Services League (South Australia Branch)
Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

On the January 10th January 1920, this site was dedicated as a
Soldiers Memorial Swimming Reserve
by the Minister of Repatriation, the Hon. A E. Anstey
to honour the 54 men of the Gilberton, Medindie and Walkerville
who made the supreme sacrifice
during the Great War 1914 - 1918
Trees were planted and the reserved redeveloped in their honour.

"Only a bundle of letters, is all that we have to see,
but our dear one died for his country, ever lives in our memory.
The letters are right from the trenches, but the hand of the writer lies cold,
but the name on the end of each letter, is written in gold."

(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

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DUNHILL, Geoffrey Gordon

Service number 8377
Gunner
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1

TAYLOR, Guy Holbrook

Service number 2255
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Feb 1891

PILKINGTON, Astley Ford

Service number 176
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 30 Nov 1895

HUNT, Charles Lawrence

Service number 498
Sergeant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Oct 1894

FRIEDRICHS, Karl August Richard

Service number COMMI...
Major
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Feb 1891

MALONE, Anthony James Lawrence

Service number 3124
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

DOSWELL, Frederick John

Service number 2148
Corporal
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Mar 1883

REEVE, William Herbert

Service number 3255
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Feb 1893

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