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Clare Oval Memorial Gates & Arch : 7-September-2011
Clare Oval Memorial Gates & Arch : 7-September-2011

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Clare Oval Memorial Gates and Arch were erected in memory of those who fell in the Great War 1914-1918.

A soldiers memorial arch, which has been erected at Clare, will be unveiled by His Excellency the Governor to-day. The work is the result of the efforts of a committee composed of representative people of Clare, Hutt, and Hill River, who have built a suitable monument to the memory of men from those districts who fell in the war.

Members of Parliament for the district will be present, and the viceregal party will consist of His Excellency the Governor and Lady Weigall, Major the Hon. Nigel Somerset, D.S.O., A.D.C., and Mrs. Somerset, and Dr. Williams.
The Register (Adelaide), 6th April 1922.

Location

Address:Main North Road, Clare Oval , Clare, 5453
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.837097
Long: 138.614918
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 6th April, 1922
Front Inscription

Pro Patria

MCMXIV ; MCMXVII

Source: MA,TOH
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