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Details

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

View Tributes of Honour Description

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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SHEARD, Lauri Edwin

Service number 416369
Sergeant
No. 32 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 9 Mar 1922

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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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THIELE, Percy Arthur Charles

Service number SX11721
Private
2nd/27th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 28 Aug 1916

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DUNNING, Rayden Kingsley Ross

Service number 407317
Pilot Officer
No. 2 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 15 Oct 1916

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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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HUNTER, Alexander John

Service number 437963
Flight Sergeant
No. 82 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 12 Sep 1924

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HAINES, Norman Dudley

Service number 416956
Leading Aircraftman
6 Service Flying Training School
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 1 Jul 1917

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GREEN, Eric Hedley

Service number SX11940
Private
2nd/3rd Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 25 Feb 1921

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