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A monument commemorates those who died in service of were killed in action in World War One and World War Two. The monument was originally erected to commemorate World War One.
A handsome memorial to soldiers is being erected at Mount Barker and is to be unveiled on December 24. His Excellency the Governor (Sir Tom Bridges) has been invited to perform the ceremony. The memorial is of artistic design. There is a massive base of granite, on which stands a graceful column surmounted by a fine figure, which has been especially procured from Italy. The contractor for the erection of the memorial is Mr. Sillett.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 14 December 1922.
|Address:||Mann Street, Mount Barker, 5251|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.068361|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Manufacturer:||Mr Sillett|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 24th December, 1922|
O valiant dead
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We salute you.
World War II 1939 - 45.
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Vietnam 1960 - 73
To the glory of God
This monument is erected by the people of Mount Barker as a memorial to hose from this palce who willingly laid down their lives in the Great War for freedom for the Empire and for Australia
1914 - 18. A. D.
As unknown and yet well known
As dying and behold they live
War A.I.F. Service
Speak to the people that they go forward