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Blackwood and District War Memorial Hall was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

The hall was originally opened on the 14th April 1957 but was rebuilt and reopened in 1985.

Tenders for the Blackwood and District War Memorial Hall close on January 25 and the memorial committee hopes a contract will be settled in February. The architects are the Adelaide firm of F. Kenneth Milne, Dawkins, Boehm and Ellis. The hall will be of community type, and uses will include films, dances and other social activities. It is hoped building will be completed before the end of 1954.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 23rd December 1953.


Address:21 Coromandel Parade, Blackwood, 5051
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.023045
Long: 138.617898
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th April, 1957
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Blackwood Memorial Hall

Plaque :

Blackwood & District War Memorial Hall

Erected and dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in defence of their country

"Lest We Forget" 


Source: MA,TOH
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