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18-November-2015
18-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

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.

 

 

Location

Address:Labouchere Road & Angelo Street, South Perth, 6151
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.979084
Long: 115.853446
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:Messrs Eales & Coen
Link:http://www.anzac.dpc.wa.gov.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 1923
Front Inscription

 Our Glorious Dead

[ Names ]

Plaque :

In memory of the fallen and the Unknown Australian Soldier 75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day. 11.11.1993

Left Side Inscription

South Perth Heritage Trail
War Memorial

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.

Source: MA,WMR,SKP
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