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02-September-2016
02-September-2016

Photographs supplied by Mary Beavan

The Australia`s War Dead Memorial was erected in memory of those who died in service or were killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

It is set in paved garden area behind which is a flagpole. The paved area surrounding the memorial contains engraved plaques of deceased service personnel. 

Location

Address:Chandlers Hill Road & Herrings Lane , Keane War Memorial Gardens, Happy Valley, 5159
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.078625
Long: 138.563349
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link: http://www.rslvirtualwarmemorial.o…

Dedication

Front Inscription

AUSTRALIA`S WAR DEAD
From the names recorded on the national Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial
BOER WAR 1899 - 1902
               600

BOXER REBELLION 1900 - 1901
                  6
WORLD WAR 1 1914 - 1918
              61,919
WORLD WAR 2 1939 - 1945
              39,366
KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953
                339
MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1950 - 1960
                  36
INDONESIAN CONFRONTATION 1963 - 1966
                   15
VIETNAM WAR 1962 - 1973
                 520


     I dreams of war,
      an` wot is paid
   by blokes that went
   an` blokes that stayed.

C. J. Dennis, Digger Smith, 1918

Plaque:

These Words Are Taken From The 
Epitaph On The Grave Of 
PRIVATE W. N. SMITH,
53rd BATTALION, AGED 24,
Killed In Action 19 July 1916.
He Is Buried At Ration Farm
Armentierres, France


Plaque:
       THESE DEEDS
SHOULD NOT PASS AWAY 
NAMES THAT MUST NOT WITHER

Source: RVWM, MA
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