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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

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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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DENNISSON, Frederick

Service number SX7283
Corporal
2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 25 Oct 1918

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NAFFIN, Robert Clarence

Service number 416601
Flight Sergeant
No. 101 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 22 Feb 1920

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HOLMES, Reuben Ray

Service number PA2587
Able Seaman
HMAS Melville
Royal Australian Navy
Born 7 Sep 1918

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FARMER, Donald Craig

Service number 416251
Flight Sergeant
No. 1 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 3 Sep 1922

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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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PERRY, Alexander Roy

Service number PA2429
Ordnance Assistant 4th class
HMAS Australia (II) D84 - WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 30 Jul 1918

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DEY, David George

Service number 280627
Flight Lieutenant
Base Torpedo Unit (Nowra)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 20 Aug 1915

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