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Yongala War Memorial commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World Wars One and Two. The memorial was originally unveiled to commemorate the fallen of World War One. Two pillars on either side of the memorial which have open marble books at the top contain the names of those who lost their lives in World War Two.

August 22nd.-The ceremony of unveiling the monument erected in memory of the soldiers of this district who fell in the Great War, took place on Sunday afternoon, in the presence of one of largest gatherings that have assembled at Yongala. The monument which is of Angaston marble, has been erected in the centre of the plantation in the main street.
The Times and Northern Advertiser, Peterborough, (SA), 26 August 1921.

Location

Address:Yongala-Peterborough Road, Centre Plantation , Yongala, 5493
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.028727
Long: 138.749884
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Cleveland (Adelaide, SA)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st August, 1921
Front Inscription

Erected by the residents in memory of the heroes from Yongala and District who fell in the Great European War

1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription

Their memories hallowed in the land they love

May they rest in peace.

[ Names ]

Erected by the residents of Yongala in memory of those who fell in World War II

Right Side Inscription

Their memories hallowed in the land they love

May they rest in peace.

[ Names ]

Erected by the residents of Yongala in memory of those who fell in World War II

Source: TOH, MA
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