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Unley, South Australia

Unley is an inner-southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, within the City of Unley. The suburb is the home of the Sturt Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Unley neighbours Adelaide Park Lands, Fullarton, Hyde Park, Malvern, Parkside and Wayville.

The boundaries of Unley are Greenhill Road (north), Unley Road, Maud Street and Windsor Street (east), Cremorne Street and Opey Avenue (south) and King William Road (west).

Unley is the family name of the wife of Thomas Whistler, owner of land in Unley which was laid out around 1857.

The South Australian 27th Infantry Battalion in the Great War was nicknamed 'Unley's Own', and was initially commanded by former Mayor Walter Dollman.

These days it is a trendy, affluent neighbourhood known for its boutique shopping scene, with shops selling designer fashions, artisan homewares and quirky gifts. Stylish Asian and Modern Australian eateries sit next to dessert bars and chic cafes, while a vibrant pubs and cocktail bar scene draw a young professional crowd. Heywood Park is shaded by towering gum trees, and the Soldiers' Memorial Garden features Memorials to the citizens of Unley who have fought in the nations's name, and two trophy WW1 German Field Guns, captured by 'Unely's Own' 27th Battalion, and a rotunda. 

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Names

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WALSH, Richmond Ambrose

Service number 201
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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CAMERON, William

Service number 713
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Oct 1879

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BRANSON, Laurence James

Service number 4656
Lance Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 May 1896

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GALLOWAY, Albert Hugh

Service number OFFICER
Second Lieutenant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Mar 1888

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GOULD, Elwyn Samuel

Service number OFFICER
Captain
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Jul 1893

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NELSON, Francis Michael

Service number 339
Lieutenant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Jul 1884

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BOWLEY, Alfred William

Service number 2334A
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Aug 1877

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WICKS, Brian Price

Service number 416815
Flight Sergeant
No. 576 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 21 Jul 1923

Memorials

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Unley Soldiers' Memorial Flagpole

Thomas Street
Unley, South Australia, Australia

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Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board

Unley Rd and Oxford St
Unley, South Australia, Australia

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