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Location North Terrace / Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Monuments
Description

A Wall of Remembrance constructed of Macclesfield marble.  A large stone three-sided wall with large bronze plaques affixed. On the top of each corner is a light. Eight panels list the names of those who fell in WW2. The centre panel records a dedication. Located behind the South Australian National War Memorial. It is located central to the outer face of the Government House Domain wall.

Built Architect, L. Laybourne Smith, design approved July 1953
Opened 11 November 1956
Inscription

Engraved in stone above the centre plaques:

1939 SECOND WORLD WAR 1945

 

CENTRE PANEL RAN insignia AIF insignia RAAF insignia

ON THESE TABLETS

ARE RECORDEDTHE NAMES OFTHOSE MEN AND WOMENWHO ENLISTEDIN THE STATE OFSOUTH AUSTRALIATO SERVETHEIR KING AND COUNTRYIN THE SECOND WORLD WAR1939-1945AND WHO PAIDTHE SUPREME SACRIFICETHEIR NAME LIVETHFOR EVERMORE

 

Condition

Good

Maintained by Adelaide City Council

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Names

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READ, Graham Sydney

Service number 417118
Flight Sergeant
No. 405 Squadron (RCAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Jul 1917

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MCKINNON, Vernon Horace

Service number SX10091
Private
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 12 Feb 1916

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POPE, Vivian Lewis

Service number 416993
Flight Sergeant
Born 20 Aug 1923

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HANNA, Colin Leslie

Service number 407642
Sergeant
No. 214 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 14 May 1915

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DIX, Llewellyn Warwick Albert

Service number SX13774
Private
2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 30 Jun 1921

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FRANCIS, Max Gordon

Service number 417356
Flight Sergeant
No. 467 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Aug 1923

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BOWEN, Eric Whitridge

Service number S11582
Gunner
13th Field Regiment
Australian Military Forces (AMF) - WW2
Born 28 Aug 1914

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WEEKS, Maurice Arthur

Service number 577
Private
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1

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