Adelaide M04b - 27th Battalion Commemorative Cross Back to Search

Normal 27th new batt cross

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Location Corner North Terrace & Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type Commemorative Cross
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ORIENTATION: East

Located behind the South Australian National War Memorial. One of six wooden commemorative crosses enclosed behind Perspex in alcoves in the outer face of Government House Domain wall. Below the arms of the crosses are bronze plaques.

THE 27TH BATTALION CROSS

This cross, in its natural colour is in the form of a Celtic cross:

Top of cross shaft - Unit colour patch diamond, chocolate top half, blue bottom half

AFTER TOIL COMETH REST

TO THE MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NCO'S MEN OF THE 27TH BN A.I.F WHO FELL AT POZIERES AUG 4TH 5TH 6TH 1916

THIS CROSS WAS ERECTED IN FRANCE BY THE BATTALION
IN MEMORY OF COMRADES WHO FELL

DEDICATED 31ST JULY 1938

27TH BATTALION A.I.F.
POZIERES
1916

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