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23-May-2018
23-May-2018

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The Burnside District Fallen Soldiers` Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

A plaque was added to the memorial at a later date to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

The bronze statue by the Australian sculptor C. Web Gilbert, to commemorate the fallen soldiers of the Burnside district, has arrived, and the work of erecting the granite pedestal to carry it has been begun. The statue is to stand on site of the war gun in the Soldiers' Memorial Gardens, Rose Park, near the intersection of Alexandra Avenue and Prescott Terrace. Panels on four sides of the granite base will contain the names of 87 fallen soldiers. The. Governor (Sir Tom Bridges) has consented to perform the unveiling ceremony on Sunday afternoon, December 14.
The Register (Adelaide), 15th November 1924.

Location

Address:Prescott Terrace & Alexandra Avenue, Rose Park, 5067
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.930729
Long: 138.632551
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Charles Web Gilbert

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th December, 1924
Front Inscription

Burnside District Fallen Soldiers` Memorial

Great War 1914 - 18

[ Names ]

Plaque :

In memory of the fallen

World War II
1939 - 1945

Korea  Vietnam

Lest we forget

Left Side Inscription

Burnside District Fallen Soldiers` Memorial

Great War 1914 - 18

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Burnside District Fallen Soldiers` Memorial

Great War 1914 - 18

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Burnside District Fallen Soldiers` Memorial

Great War 1914 - 18

[ Names ]

Source: MA,TOH
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