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Location Norfolk Road, Marion, South Australia, Australia
Type Arch Gates
Description

In the grounds of the Marion RSL Memorial Park. Gates at the entrance to a park to the right of the parking area at the entrance to the Marion RSL. The gates were originally memorial gates at the Sturt Oval but were handed to the Marion RSL when the oval complex was renovated. Within the park are two monuments and a 25lb Howitzer. Brass Plaques are affixed to the gates

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Left plaque:

                                                                 LEST WE FORGET

                                                         THESE GATES HAVE BEEN

                                                      ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF

                                                          THOSE FROM THE LOCAL

                                                      DISTRICT WHO SERVED IN THE

                                                          DEFENCE OF OUR NATION

                                                    Re-DEDICATED ON 25TH APRIL, 2001

                                                                             BY

                                                   Arthur JONES       Felicity-ann LEWIS

                                                for the Members              MAYOR

                                                  MARION R&SL       CITY OF MARION

Right plaque:

                                            THESE GATES WERE ORIGINALLY ERECTED

                                                  ON STURT ROAD MEMORIAL OVAL

                                    NEAR THE CENOTAPH WHICH WAS LATER RELOCATED

                                               AT THE MARION RSL MEMORIAL PARK.

                                         GATES RE-ERECTED ADJACENT TO CENOTAPH.

                                               PAID FOR BY VOLUNTARY DONATIONS

                                                                      BY THE

                                                          CITIZENS OF MARION

                                                                    AND THE

                                          MARION COMMUNITY YOUTH MOVEMENT

                                               THESE GATES WERE DEDICATED ON

                                                         SUNDAY 12TH APRIL 1953

                                                             AND UNVEILED BY

                                 THE PREMIER OF SA. THE HON. SIR THOMAS PLAYFORD

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Marion RSL

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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