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The Soldiers Memorial hall was erected in memory of the fallen soldiers who served in World War One. The foundation stone for the building was laid in May 1924. 

The opening date of the Soldiers' Memorial Institute at Balhannah has been fixed for October 4 (Saturday), and the ceremony is to be performed by Col. C. P. Butler, president of the R.S. & S.I. League of S.A., at 3 o'clock and addresses are to be given by different speakers and at the conclusion of the speeches a fete, tea, and promenade concert will follow at the Parish Hall.
The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser (SA), 12 September 1924.



Address:89 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Balhannah, 5242
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.990126
Long: 138.827006
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 17th May, 1924
Front Inscription

Soldiers Memorial

This stone was laid by J. C. Grasby Esq.
May 17. 1924.

Source: MA,TOH
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