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The honour roll contains the names of the South Australian members of the 5th Railway Unit who were on board transport ship H.M.A.T. Ascanius in 1917 during World War One.

The roll is a hand drawn board comprising at the top an effigy of a transport ship between the flags of Australia and Britain; in the centre is a three pillar classic style edifice between which are names in Old English font; painted gold. Either side of the pillars are effigies of a locomotive and carriage.


Address:1 Telford Avenue, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, Peterborough, 5422
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.974451
Long: 138.827889
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
Link: http://www.vwma.org.au/


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 29th June, 1917
Source: RVWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au