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The South Australian Railways Memorial was unveiled in October 1930 by the Governor, Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven. It was dedicated to Railway Employees who served in the Great War. 

Location

Address:Port Road, West Parklands, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.921497
Long: 138.586555
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 19th October, 1930
Front Inscription

 1914                                        1939
 1918  LEST WE FORGET   1945

           Granite Plaque:

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS
                MEMORIAL

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL

THESE LAID THE WORLD AWAY POURED OUT THE
RED SWEET WINE OF YOUTH GAVE UP THE YEARS
TO BE OF WORK AND JOY AND THAT UNHOPED SERENE
THAT MEN CALL AGE.

Source: TOH
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