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Location Unley Rd and Oxford St, Unley, South Australia, Australia
Type Honour Board
Description

A large ornate polished board in the classic Greek style divided into five panels with a gable centrepiece, each panel has a capped pillar border. Between the first and second pillars are two columns of names, between the second and third are five columns of names, between the third and fourth are nine columns of names, between the fourth and fifth are five columns of names and between the fifth and sixth are two columns of names. Originally the board only comprised those names on the face, additional names were added to the left of the first pillar and right of the second pillar, left of the third pillar, right of the fourth pillar and left of the fifth pillar. All details above and below the names are wood carved, on the centre pillars are wreaths; the names are in gold paint. To the right of the board is a framed bronze plaque.

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Inscription


THEY FOUGHT NOBLY

IN THEIR SACRIFICE WAS OUR SHELTER EVEN UNTO DEATH

UNLEY CITY HONOR ROLL

1914 - 1919

THE MEN WHO MARCHED AWAY
THIS HONOR ROLL CONTAINS THE NAMES OF 1504 MEN AND NURSES WHO AT THE TIME OF ENLISTMENT WERE CITIZENS OF UNLEY

348 MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

52 GAINED MILITARY DISTINCTIONS.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Unley City Council
PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Names now listed are 1641 men and 27 nurses

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Names

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BRIDGLAND, John Lenthall

Service number 2123A
Corporal
2nd Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 3 Sep 1893

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MALEY, Arthur William

Service number 1389
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Jan 1892

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EVANS, Bertie Alfred

Service number 283
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Nov 1890

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BEATTY, Thomas George

Service number 3368
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Jun 1894

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DUXBURY, Leslie Varley

Service number 2868
Second Lieutenant
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Jan 1891

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ALTHORP, Algar Hampton

Service number 1301
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jan 1894

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WOLFF, Edward Alfred

Service number 213
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Apr 1885

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BARRINGTON, Glen Roy

Service number 5541
Corporal
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Mar 1890

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