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The Hilltown War Memorial was erected in memory of fallen soldiers of World War One.
Excellent weather conditions favored the unveiling of the Hilltown Soldiers' Memorial, which was held at Hilltown on Wednesday afternoon. Mr R D Nicholls, M.P , journeyed from Adelaide to perform the unveiling ceremony, and a large number of people were in attendance, including many visitors. The memorial is a very handsome one indeed, constructed of pinkish-grey marble, the design being that of an obelisk. A concrete foundation for the memorial was put in by several energetic residents. Owing to unforseen circumstances, a special fence and railing, to fence off the memorial, did not arrive, but a temporary fence was erected around it, and was decorated with bunting of all descriptions.
Northern Argus (Clare), 29th October 1920.
|Address:||Hutt Street, next to Tennis courts, Hilltown, 5455|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.68511|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 29th October, 1920|