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05-September-2014
05-September-2014
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole

A photographic honour roll donated by the Cheer Up Society commemorates those who served in World War One.

The South Australian Cheer-Up Society was founded by Alexandrina Seager. Its object was to support the soldiers in the First and Second World Wars as well as to bring them into contact with   the 'highest type of womanhood'.  During World War One they visited the soldiers at camp before they embarked for the trenches and provided them with supper, concerts and conversation.  The society was publicly acknowledged as indicative of women's capacity, support and patriotism.

Location

Address:Main Road, Willunga Festival Hall, Willunga, 5172
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.270772
Long: 138.553966
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Source: MA
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