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The War Memorial commemorates those from the district who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

The Commissioner of Public Works (Hon. W. Hague), accompanied by the Engineer-in-Chief (Mr. J. G. Stewart), the Resident Engineer (Mr. B. Ranford), Messrs. J. G. Moseley and J. H. Chapman, M.P.'s, and Mr. R. Leaney (shorthand writer), arrived at Cowell by the Wandana on Thursday night, March 16.

The Minister was met by the Chairman of the Council (Mr. S. B. Warnes), Mr. Nicholson, and other prominent townsmen. On the following morning the Minister opened a new public school at Arno Bay, and also unveiled an obelisk in memory of local fallen soldiers.
The Register (Adelaide), 28th March 1922.


Address:Tel El Kebir & Cairo Terraces, Arno Bay, 5603
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.912424
Long: 136.569827
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 17th March, 1922
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Heroes Of The Great War
1914 - 1919

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Greater Love Hath No Man 

                   Arno Bay 1921

Source: MA, RVWM
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