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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

Showing 8 people of interest from Unley

RANKIN, John Edward Alexander

Service number 633
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Apr 1876

TURNER, Charles

Service number 1836
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 31 Jul 1892

RAYMOND, Leslie Ernest

Service number 9819
Lance Corporal
6th Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 27 Nov 1895

FORSS, Austin Charles

Service number 19353
Private
Born 13 Jun 1897

SYMES, Thomas John

Service number 1352
Trooper
3rd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 19 Apr 1894

ASHTON, Carrie Jean

Service number SFX13548
Captain
2nd/13th Australian General Hospital
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 31 May 1905

EASTERBROOK, David Thomas

Service number 2170
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jan 1893

STEVENS, Frederick Hildebrand

Service number 2667
Sergeant
5th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Aug 1886

Memorials

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Unley Memorial Park

Thomas Street
Unley, South Australia, Australia

Unley Aviation Memorial

Unley Rd and Thomas Street
Unley, South Australia, Australia

Unley Wayville Honor Roll

Unley Museum, Edmund Avenue
Unley, South Australia, Australia

City of Unley Temporary Honour Board WW1

Edmund Avenue
Unley, South Australia, Australia

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