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A wooden honour roll commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The roll comprising six sections, the upper sections are two framed outer panels and a centre in the form of a diptych. The borders of the outer panels are in the form of a crossed leather strapped sheaf of arrow shafts, representative as tributes of the classic Roman era. The lower sections are two framed outer panels and a centre of twelve small Battalion panels on a backing board. In the centre above the Battalion panels are three brass plates, at the base of the outer panel is a white metal plate. The World War One Unit Roll of Honour and the Memorial Tablet were unveiled in 1928 with the Roll of Honour and memorial tablets for World War Two unveiled in 1943.

Col .W. Dollman (president) occupied the chair at a largely attended; meeting of Unley sub-branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League last night. He reported that the committee had arranged for the fixing of a memorial tablet on the wall of the clubroom, which would forth the pledge of remembrance for fallen comrades. It was proposed to have the memorial unveiled on Sunday, March 11, at 3.30 o'clock.
News (Adelaide), 28 February 1928.


Address:Arthur Street, Returned Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, Unley, 5061
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.950414
Long: 138.604167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict


Front Inscription

In honour of those who served.
1939 - 1945

Australian Imperial Force

In loving remembrance of our dear comrades who died on active service
1914 - 18
Or have since succumbed to war injuries.
"Their name liveth for evermore."

R.S.S. & A.I.L.A
Unley Sub Branch.

In memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice.
1939 - 1945

In honour of those who fought..  In memory of those who died.

3rd Light Horse Regiment.
9th Regt. & other Light Horse units with which So. Australians fought.
18th Battery Field Artillery.
Other artillery units in which South Australians were engaged.
10th Infantry Battalion
27th Infantry Battalion
32nd Infantry Battalion
43rd Infantry Battalion
12th & 16th Infantry Battalions
48th & 50th Infantry Battalions
A. M. C. nurses & hospitals
Corps Departmental other units & Royal Australian Navy

1914  In the Australian Imperial Forces  1918.

Left Side Inscription

In honour of those who served in other theatres


Right Side Inscription

In honour of those who served in 

Malaya  Korea  Vietnam

Source: MA,TOH
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