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03-August-2016
03-August-2016

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A fountain was erected by the women of Rosewater to commemorate those who died since returning from World War One.

A war memorial in honor of Rosewater soldiers who were killed at the war was unveiled by the Governor on Saturday afternoon.  From the Rosewater district 300 soldiers went abroad, 65 of whom lost their lives. Of those who returned eight have since died, and to perpetuate their memories a drinking fountain has been installed close to the granite monument.
Daily Herald (Adelaide), 17 April 1922.

Location

Address:Canning & Chad Street, Eric Sutton Reserve, Rosewater, 5013
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.854774
Long: 138.519564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Fountain
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 15th April, 1922
Front Inscription

For the brave who gave their lives in sacrifice there is no death

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Unveiled by His Excellency the Governor, Sir Archibald Weigall K.C.M.G. on April 15th, 1922 and erected as a tribute of pride by the women of Rosewater to these men who died since their return owing to their part in the Great War 1914 - 1919

"Their name liveth for evermore"

 

Source: MA,TOH
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