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The bronze honour roll commemorates those from the district who served in World War One.  It lists 148 men of whom 28 died in service or were killed in action. 

The memorial hall to the memory of local soldiers who took part in the Great War was opened at Henley Beach on Sunday. The Premier (Sir Henry Barwell) assisted at the ceremony. About three years ago Mr. W. F. Harrison (then Mayor of the Henley and Grange), organized a movement to raise the necessary money for that scheme, and after £1800 had been raised, it was decided to erect a memorial, which would also serve as a frontage to the town hall. 

The structure, which is surmounted by a dome 38 ft. high, is 19 ft. long and 19 ft. wide. In the front portion, facing west, is a beautifully designed stained glass memorial window 14 ft. by 16 ft. A light has been installed so that the beauty of the window may also be witnessed at night. A bronze honour roll contains the names of 148 men who enlisted, and of whom 28 paid the supreme sacrifice. Inside the hall there are enlarged photographs of the deceased soldiers.
The Register (Adelaide), 31st July 1922.


Address:Seaview Road, Soldiers` Memorial & Town Hall Crypt, Henley Beach, 5022
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.916846
Long: 138.493646
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th July, 1922
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1914  Service Roll  1918

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Source: MA,RVWM
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