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Unley City Honour Roll commemorates those who served in World War One. Names now listed on the roll are 1641 men and 27 nurses.
Monument characteristcs :
A large wooden honour roll
His Excellency the Governor, Sir Harry Lionel Galway, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., will unveil the Unley Honour Roll in the City Hall on Sunday, September 15, at 3 pm., when citizens are cordially invited to be present. The board is constructed of Tasmanian blackwood, and is a magnificent piece of workmanship. It has been erected on the western wall of the City Hall, and at present contains the names of nearly 1,200 men who hare enlisted from the Municipality of Unley; also the names of fifteen nurses. Stars, of which, there are 305, are placed opposite the names of those brave men who died on active service. This means that, irrespective of the wounded, out of every four Unley boys who enlisted one has paid the supreme sacrifice. It is noteworthy that the honour board contains the names of twenty-six soldiers who have gained military distinctions. The unveiling will be a solemn ceremonial befitting the occasion.
The Mail (Adelaide), 7 September 1918.
|Address:||Unley Road & Oxford Terrace, Town Hall, Unley, 5061|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.950764|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 15th September, 1918|
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY UNLEY
This Honor Roll contains the names of 1504 men and 23 nurses who at the time of enlistment were citizens of Unley
348 made the supreme sacrifice
52 gained military distinctions