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The Arch of Honour Gateway at the Morphett Vale Memorial Sports Complex commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in all wars and conflicts.


Address:Wheatsheaf & Main South Roads, Morphett Vale Memorial Sports Complex, Morphett Vale, 5162
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.126325
Long: 138.526103
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 28th March, 2004
Front Inscription

Morphett Vale Memorial Sports Complex

Back Inscription

Morphett Vale Memorial Sports Complex

Gateway opened by His Worship Mayor Ray Gilbert O.A.M.  J.P. on the 28th March, 2004 with special thanks to the City of Onkaparinga, Woodcroft College, "The Shed" and the following clubs 
Boxing  Cricket  Emu Golf  Lawn Bowls  Netball  Tennis  Football and Sports  Southern Darts League

These gateway columns consist of the original limestone first used in the construction of the Wheatsheaf Hotel on the corner of Wheatsheaf and Main South Roads circa 1840, and then used to build the football grandstand (demolished June 2002)

This site has been used as a sporting "Mecca" since 1845

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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