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19-September-2015
19-September-2015

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A monument commemorates those who served in World War One.   The statue was imported from Italy and erected by Mr. G. E. Morgan, Monumental Mason of Adelaide.

The war memorial was unveiled on the 5th July 1925 by Brigadier-General S. Price Weir in the presence of a large assemblage. The Brigadier unveiled the memorial with the words "To the Glory of God and in sacred remembrance of the 14 soldiers of this town and district, who, in the Great War, made the supreme sacrifice, I unveil this monument. " This act was followed by two minutes silence.
The Register (Adelaide), 6th July 1925.

 

Location

Address:Gorge & Lower North East Roads, Paradise, 5075
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.876651
Long: 138.66497
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Manufacturer:G. E. Morgan (Adelaide, S.A.)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 5th July, 1925
Front Inscription

In memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice

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Erected by the citizens in honour of those who served in the Great War.

1914. - 1919.

 

Left Side Inscription
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Back Inscription
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Right Side Inscription
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Source: MA,TOH
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