District of Crystal Brook Roll of HonourPrint Page
District of Crystal Brook Roll of Honour commemorates those who served in World War One.
The District of Crystal brook Honour Roll was presented to the town by Mesdames J and R Forgan and unveiled on 'Australia Day' , 1916. The tablet is of copper, set on blackwood and measures 3ft.9in x 2ft.9inch. Each name is embossed on letters of brass, the list being headed Lieut-Col A. Miell.
The Register (Adelaide), 3rd August 1916.
Note : - During the First World War, the concept of a national ‘Australia Day’ was instead part of a wider fundraising plan where money was raised by declaring a special ‘day’ on which events such as auctions, stalls, performances and street collections were held to encourage the community to contribute to the war effort. 'Australia Day ' was celebrated in South Australia on the 28th July 1916.
|Address:||Bowman Street, Foyer of Council Chambers, Crystal Brook, 5523|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.351769|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Wunderlich Ltd.|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 28th July, 1916|
Roll of Honor
1914 - 1919
Dedicated to the men who answered the call of the Empire from the District of Crystal Brook
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