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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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LIGERTWOOD, William Leith

Service number WX1585
Captain
2nd/7th Field Regiment
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 22 Feb 1916

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COWAN, Warren Frank

Service number 407614
Pilot Officer
No. 32 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 12 May 1911

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DERRICK, Thomas Currie

Service number SX7964
Lieutenant
2nd/48th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 20 Mar 1914

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BAXTER, Murray Alexander

Service number 416821
Warrant Officer
No 178 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 17 Oct 1920

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ABBOTT, John Francis

Service number SX9126
Corporal
22 Independent Brigade Group Ordnance Workshop AAOC
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 31 Oct 1908

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LARNER, Vivian George

Service number SX10531
Sergeant
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 Sep 1913

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ALDENHOVEN, Edgar Lionel

Service number SX18015
Private
Headquarters / Administrative / LoC / Training units and detachments
Australian Army
Born 30 Jun 1910

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FAIRWEATHER, Lorna Florence

Service number SX13431
Staff Nurse
2nd/13th Australian General Hospital
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 31 Jan 1913

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