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07-March-2015
07-March-2015

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The recreation ground commemorates those who served in World War Two, and in subsequent conflicts.  The memorial ground consists of a children`s playground, and flower beds.

The entrance gates contain two bronze plaques listing the names of those who served. The names of those who served in Vietnam were added at a later date.

Location

Address:James Street (Horrocks Highway) , Georgetown, 5472
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.361084
Long: 138.393514
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th October, 1948
Front Inscription

Georgetown War Memorial Recreation Ground

Plaque :

These tablets were unveiled and the recreation grounds declared open on 29th October, 1948, by His Excellency the Governor of South Australia

Lieut. General Sir Willoughbt Norrie K.C.M.G., C.B., D.So.O., M.C.

In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice and for faithful services rendered by those whose names appear thereon

Erected by residents of Georgetown and District

Plaque :

Korean War
[ Name ]

Vietnam War
[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription

Roll of Honour

In memory of those of this district who served during World War II
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Roll of Honour

In memory of those of this district who served during World War II
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Source: MA,TOH
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