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A monument commemorates the sacrifice of 15 South Perth soldiers who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.
The monument consists of a semi-circular brick wall with stone capping, with a stone pillar at each end topped with a decorative metal fixture. In between the two ends of the wall is a stone plinth used to support a German 170mm field gun, which was captured during World War One.
The monument also contains a plaque in memory of the Unknown Australian Soldier which was unveiled on Remembrance Day (11th November) 1993.
The memorial was unveiled on Armistice Day 1923 by the Governor of Western Australia, Sir Francis Newdegate.
Sunday Times (Perth) 11th November 1923.
|Address:||Labouchere Road & Angelo Street, South Perth, 6151|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.979084|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||Messrs Eales & Coen|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 11th November, 1923|
Our Glorious Dead
[ Names ]
In Memory Of The Fallen
And The Unknown Australian Soldier
75th Anniversary Of Remembrance Day.
South Perth Heritage Trail
This memorial was dedicated in November 2003. Mounted on a plinth is a German 170mm trench morta said to have been captured by the 16th Battalion Australia Imperial Forces in France during the First World War (1914 - 1918)
An Australian Bicentennial project with financial
assistance from the State & Commonwealth Governments.