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The Prospect War Memorial Pavilion commemorates those from Prospect and district who lost their lives in World War One.

The sixth horses-in-action show at Prospect, and the official opening of the oval and pavilion by the Governor (Sir Archibald Weigall), were held on Saturday afternoon under ideal weather conditions and in the presence of a large crowd.

The Governor said he was sure they would all rather see the show than listen to him. He was not only delighted to be there but also delighted to be able to declare their lovely pavilion open. "It is a lasting memorial to the sacrifice of those 136 men who went to the war from this district," he continued, "and there is no better memorial that Australians can erect for their country, because such things as this appeal to all that is best in the youth of the nation."
Chronicle (Adelaide) 1 April 1922.

Location

Address:Menzies Crescent, Prospect Oval, Prospect, 5082
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.885339
Long: 138.600183
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 25th March, 1922
Front Inscription

PROSPECT WAR MEMORIAL PAVILION

Erected March 1922

Source: TOH, MA
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