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Local Diggers Honour Board

World War 1

In 2015 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since our nation’s involvement in the First World War. The Semaphore & Port Adelaide RSL has created this Honour Board with the names of over 2000 local men of the Semaphore, Port Adelaide, Largs Bay, Ethelton, Glanville, Rosewater, Exeter, Peterhead, Queenstown and Alberton Areas who Volunteered to serve in World War 1.

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Largs Bay St Albans Church

1st World War Roll of Honour Board

MEMORIAL: 1st World War Honour Board

LOCATION: St Albans Anglican Church 31 Jetty Rd, Largs Bay SA 5016

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Port Adelaide Presbyterian Church

1st World War Roll of Honour Board

MEMORIAL: 1st World War Honour Board

 

LOCATION: Port Adelaide Presbyterian Church

 

DESCRIPTION: An ornate maple gothic style board comprising an arched top supported by five cylindrical columns spanning four columns of names. At the top is a coloured ribband over a wreath with PC in the centre and a further two coloured ribbands below the wreath.

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Saluting Service: Keeping Our History Alive

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Discover Our WW1 Local Heroes

BETTS, Lionel Oxborrow

BETTS, Lionel Oxborrow


Date of birth 27th April 1886, Alberton Son of William Henry Betts & Elizabeth nee Fosdike Religion Church of England Occupation Medical practitioner Address Maitland, South Australia Marital…

McDONNELL, Peter

McDONNELL, Peter


Regimental number 2740 Place of birth Rosewater, South Australia Religion Roman Catholic Occupation Labourer Address c/o Mrs E Gardiner, Rosetta Street, Rosewater, South Australia Marital status Married Age at embarkation 24 Next of kin Wife…

CARR, William Lawrence

CARR, William Lawrence


Regimental number 8426 Other Names Laurence William School Port Adelaide Public School, South Australia Religion Church of England Occupation Assistant miller Address Leadenhall Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia Marital status Single Age at embarkation 21 Next…

THOMPSON, Frederick William

THOMPSON, Frederick William


Regimental number 2046 Place of birth Derby, England Religion Church of England Occupation Seaman Address Wells Street, Birkenhead, South Australia Marital status Married Age at embarkation 24 Next of kin Wife, Mrs Stella May Thompson…