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03-April-2018
03-April-2018

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The monument commemorates those who served in World War One and World War Two.

The Cross of Sacrifice which has been erected in the Soldiers' Memorial Park was unveiled by Mr. A. G Sharrad, who was introduced by the president of the Geranium sub-branch of the RSL (Mr. H. Hollitt) . The cross was then dedicated by Rev. Harry Griffiths of Murray Bridge. Rev. A. H. Beames and Rev. N. Adcock also assisted in the service. Last Post was sounded by Mr. Glen Melmouth. The cross which is ten feet high bears the names of the men who died in both wars.
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), 5 May 1954.

Location

Address:Railway Terrace, Soldiers Memorial Park, Geranium, 5301
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.382033
Long: 140.160083
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-1954
Front Inscription
Lest we forget
Left Side Inscription

For King & Country

1914 - 1918.

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Right Side Inscription

For King & Country

1939 - 1945.

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Source: TOH, MA
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