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06-April-2014
06-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The Jamestown Memorial Arch and Park commemorate those who served in World War One.

The opening of the War Memorial Park and the laying of the foundation stone for the marble arch was celebrated on the 30th January 1922. The opening ceremony was performed by Mr. Lunn M.B.E. in the presence of a large crowd. A procession was held headed by a large number of returned soldiers, who were followed by the boys scouts, the brass band and schoolchildren. The left side of the entrance contains a marble tablet with the names of 26 fallen and underneath that a tablet containing the names of 86 enlistments.
Recorder (Port Pirie) 2nd February 1922.

Note : It is not known when the names on the right pillar were added.

Location

Address:Irvine Street , Jamestown, 5491
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.202143
Long: 138.605035
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:Monday 30th January, 1922
Front Inscription

In honour of the brave

Plaque :

The names on this honor roll were engraved by the Jamestown Red Cross Society.

Left Side Inscription

In memoriam 

[ Names ]

In honor 

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

In memoriam 

[ Names ]

In honor 

[ Names ]

Source: MA,TOH
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