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05-February-2017
05-February-2017

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A clock commemorates those from the municipality who served in World War One and World War Two.

About 300 people attended the ceremony when the Mayor of Woodville (Mr. P. M. Ryan) unveiled a memorial clock outside the Woodville Town Hall yesterday. Mr. Ryan said the clock was a memorial to men and women who served in both wars. It was erected by the Woodville City Council. The clock has the words 'Lest we forget' on the dial in place of numerals. The Rev. John Hughes, of the Alberton Baptist Church, conducted a dedicatory service. Mr. M.J. Moten acknowledged the clock. During the afternoon the Hindmarsh Municipal Band played.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 26 June 1950.

 

 

 

Location

Address:76 Woodville Road, Woodville Town Hall , Woodville, 5011
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.878385
Long: 138.537623
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Clock
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th June, 1950
Front Inscription

1914 - 1918

Lest - We - Forget

1939 - 1945

Left Side Inscription

Plaque :

This clock was installed 25th. June 1950 by the Woodville City Council

In tribute to the men and women of this Municipality who served and sacrificed in World Wars

1914 - 1918   1939 - 1945

Source: MA,TOH
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