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Blyth War Memorial commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in all wars and conflicts.The war memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. A plaque was added to the memorial in 2005 commemorating those who served in all conflicts.

On Sunday, May 4th 1924, in the presence of a large crowd, the Blyth Soldiers' Memorial was unveiled by Col. C. P. Butler, D.S.O. " To the Glory of God ; in memory of those who fell ; and in honor to those who returned, this monument is unveiled." With these words Col.Butler opened his speech. He said be was pleased to see such a fine monument erected, which would be a lasting memorial.
Northern Argus (Clare), 16th May 1924,

Location

Address:South Terrace, Blyth, 5462
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.847867
Long: 138.489088
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 4th May, 1924
Front Inscription

Faithful unto death. [ Names ]

This memorial is dedicated to all the men and women from the Blyth District who gave their lives in the service of their country in all the conflicts and peace keeping operations in which we have been involved

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription

Enlisted for Service.  Great War 1914 - 1918. [ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Enlisted for Service.  Great War 1914 - 1918. [ Names ]

Source: MA,TOH
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