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The hall was erected to commemorate those who served in both World Wars.

After a dedication service by the Rev. G. Griffiths, of Murray Bridge, the Monarto Memorial Hall was opened by the Minister of Works (Mr. Mclntosh). Last Post was sounded by Mr. W. Lipp, and the 400 people present were welcomed by the president of the hall committee (Mr. H. Leustner). Handing the hall over to the ex-servicemen of the district, Mr. H. G. Patterson mentioned that the honor rolls showed 42 names for World War I. (of whom 15 had died on service), and 34 for World War II., all of whom had returned. Responding, Mr. Alex Mills congratulated the committee on the £7,700 building, and was supported by the RSL State councillor (Mr. A. G. Sharrad).
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 29th September 1953.


Address:Ferries McDonald Road, Monarto South, 5254
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.121906
Long: 139.128815
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 28th September, 1953
Front Inscription


War Memorial Hall

Plaque :

This stone was laid by G. J. Hartmann Eq.

Pioneer resident

Oct. 4th 1952.

Source: SKP, MA
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