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Langhorne Creek Soldiers Memorial Hall was erected in memory of those who served in World War One.

On Saturday last in the presence of a large gathering, the foundation-stone of the Langhorne's Creek Soldiers' Memorial Wall was laid. Mr. A. H. Howard (chairman of the hall committee) gave an address and introduced Major W. S Hosking, who set the foundation stone in position, and declared it well and truly laid. Mr N. D Richardson (president of the Strathalbyn Returned Soldiers' Club) spoke on behalf of the returned soldiers. He said that altogether 37 had enlisted from the district, of whom 12 made the supreme sacrifice.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 26th June 1934.

This fine new Hall is to be opened by His Excellency the Governor, Sir Winston Dugan, on Saturday, November 3rd, at 2.30 p.m., and in connection with the important ceremony, the residents of the district are making It a. ''Back to"  occasion, Back to School, Back to Church, and other re-unions being billed for Saturday and Sunday.
Southern Argus (Port Elliot), 25th October 1934.

Location

Address:Strathalbyn-Langhorne Road, Langhorne Creek Memorial Hall, Langhorne Creek, 5255
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.296093
Long: 139.03672
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:Saturday 23rd June, 1934
Front Inscription

LANGHORNE`S CREEK
MEMORIAL HALL

Right Side Inscription

IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED
IN THE GREAT WAR.
THIS STONE WAS LAID BY
MAJOR W.S.HOSKING.D.S.O., M.C.
ON 23RD JUNE 1934.
 

Source: TOH, MA
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