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The monument commemorates those who served in World War One.  It is a white granite obelisk on a four stepped base.

On Sunday afternoon a large gathering assembled to witness the unveiling of the memorial monument in the Soldiers' Park. Councillor J. B. Makin presided. The Hon. J. G. Bice performed the unveiling ceremony, and delivered an eloquent address. The Rev. H. R. Haworth (Congregationalist), Brother Walter (Anglican), and Messrs. Densley, sen. and jun., also took part in the service. Anthems were rendered by a united choir under the leadership of  Mr. A. W. Shannon. The monument is of Angaston marble and of obelisk design.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 30th October 1920.



Address:Heritage Street, Soldiers Memorial Park , Keith, 5267
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.097791
Long: 140.354474
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


Front Inscription

In honor of the brave

1914 - 1919


Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,RVWM
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