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Quorn War Memorial commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected by those who returned in memory of the fallen of World War One.
Anzac Day was observed at Quorn on Sunday by a memorial service and the unveiling of the soldiers' memorial to their fallen comrades. The returned men have worked hard to complete the memorial. The actual cost of the monument to the local sub-branch of the R.S. and S.I.L.A. was £120, but if the work had been let by contract it would have approximated £450. The sand and cobble stones were given and carted free, the erection of the base was done by working bees and the memorial was finished off by Mr. W. W. Martin, a returned soldier. The monument was thus built wholly by returned soldiers. It stands in the gardens on Railway terrace, and faces the main road from the south. The tablet is of grey granite and bears the names of 40 soldiers who died on active service.
The Register (Adelaide), 27 April 1923.
|Address:||Railway Terrace, Quorn, 5433|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.345723|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 25th April, 1923|
Those who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1918
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1939 - 1945
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In memory of those who served in
Malay Peninsula 1948 - 1960
Malay Peninsula 1964 - 1965
Korea 1950 - 1954
Borneo 1962 - 1966
Vietnam 1966 - 1973
Cyprus 1964 - 1976
Lest We Forget
They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn
At the going down of the Sun and in the morning we shall remember them
Quorn and District
The glory of God and the everlasting memory of our fallen comrades
This stone is reverently erected by the men who marched home
By their works ye shall know them