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10-December-2020
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The monument commemorates soldiers from the Burnside and Beaumont Wards who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

During the redevelopment of Hazelwood Park the monument was removed from its former site and re-erected in its present position and rededicated on the 16th April 1967.

In the presence of several thousands of people on the 17th April 1921, His Excellency, the Governor (Sir Archibald Weigall) opened the Burnside Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Pavilion in Hazlewood Park and unveiled a granite obelisk, placed therein, which contains the following inscription on bronze plates:— "Burnside and Beaumont Wards memorial to fallen soldiers: great war, 1914 - 1918. They responded to the call of and fell in defence of liberty and justice. Other tablets contained the names of the fallen.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 23rd April 1921.

Location

Address:Greenhill Road & Hawthorn Crescent, Hazelwood Park, Hazelwood Park, 5066
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.937786
Long: 138.656935
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-March-1942
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.vwma.org.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th April, 1921
Front Inscription

Burnside & Beaumont Wards memorial to fallen soldiers

Great War

1914 - 1918

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
They responded to the call of duty and fell in defence of liberty and justice
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Inscription in Proximity

City of Burnside

During the redevelopment of this reserve in February 1965, the obelisk commemorating the servicemen of Burnside and Beaumont of World War I was removed from its former site in the reserve and re-erected in the present position in October 1966

This memorial was officially rededicated on 16th April 1967 by
Chaplain C. R. Whereat M. B. E., A. I. F. 
Mayor, G. J. H. Bolton, Esq., J. P.

Source: RVWM, MA
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