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22-February-2022 (Fiona Morrison)
22-February-2022 (Fiona Morrison)

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The Soldiers Memorial commemorates those who served in World War One.

There was a large assemblage at the Soldiers' Park on Friday the 7th January to witness the laying of the foundation stone of a soldiers memorial. The mayor (Captain D. J. Ritchie), who presided, introduced the Treasurer and Minister of Education (Hon. George Ritchie), who declared the stone well and truly laid. The Minister said he was pleased to participate in the ceremony at his native town. The memorial was unveiled by Mr Thomas Goode on the 12th March 1921.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 15th January 1921, 19th March 1921.



Address:Hays Streets & Cutting Road, Goolwa, 5214
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.503499
Long: 138.784398
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
Designer:Arthur Heinicke (Adelaide, SA)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 7th January, 1921
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Goolwa Soldiers Memorial.

Erected in honor of those who served their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918

"The Fallen" 

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This stone was laid by Hon. Geo. Ritchie M. P.

January 7. 1921.

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