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Lower North Adelaide Soldiers Memorial : 12-December-2012
Lower North Adelaide Soldiers Memorial : 12-December-2012

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Lower North Adelaide Soldiers Memorial commemorates World War One Soldiers and Airmen.

The Lower North Adelaide Soldiers' Memorial, at the corner of Jerningham Street and Mackinnon Parade has been unveiled by His Excellency the Governor ( Sir Archibal Weigall) on March 19.  A meeting of the committee to finalise matters was held at the residence of Councillor Wallace Bruce on Thursday evening. The City Council has agreed to take over the care and control  of the memorial and to lay out the ground surrounding it.  Footpaths will be made and lawns, trees and shrubs will be planted.
Daily Herald (Adelaide), 9th July 1921

Location

Address:Finniss Street & Mackinnon Parade, Soldiers Memorial Garden, North Adelaide, 5006
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.908954
Long: 138.607159
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:H.L. & S. Jackman

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1920
Front Inscription

SONS OF THIS PLACE, LET THIS OF YOU BE SAID,
THAT YOU WHO LIVE ARE WORTHY OF YOUR DEAD;
THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU WHO LIVE MAY REAP
A RICHER HARVEST ERE YOU FALL ASLEEP.

THIS TABLET WAS PRESENTED TO THE DISTRICT BY COUNCILLOR WALLACE BRUCE.

1914 FOR KING AND COUNTRY 1918
LOWER NORTH ADELAIDE SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL

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Source: MA
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