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Barmera Memorial Hall
Barmera Memorial Hall
Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson

Barmera Memorial Hall commemorates those who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War One. The foundation stone was laid by F. McMillan Esq. M.P. on the 6th July 1929.

The Barmera Memorial Hall was opened by the Minister of Irrigation (Mr. Cowan). The building occupies a prominent position in the main avenue and is the largest the stone building in the district. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. McMillan, member for the district, in July, building operations having commenced in May. The stone used for the front was quarried at Spring Cart Gully, between Berri and Renmark, and the local quarries supplied stone for the other walls.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 9th November 1929.

Location

Address:Barwell Avenue, , Barmera, 5345
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.252087
Long: 140.464477
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1929
Front Inscription

Barmera Memorial Hall

Plaque :

This hall was erected by public subscription in memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1918

 

Source: TOH, MA
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