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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

CAIN, John James

CAIN, John James


Regimental number 1891 Place of birth Sandwell, South Australia Religion Baptist Occupation Fitter Address Old Port Road, New Queenstown, via Port Adelaide, South Australia Marital status Married Age at embarkation 30 Next of kin Wife…

FLETCHER, George Edwin Pearce

FLETCHER, George Edwin Pearce


Regimental number 3012 Place of birth Adelaide, South Australia School Pulteney Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia Religion Church of England Occupation Cleaner Address 7 Nelson Street, Adelaide, South Australia Marital status Single Age at…

HAGAN, Thomas Percival

HAGAN, Thomas Percival


Religion Church of England Occupation Soldier Address Woolnough Road, Exeter, South Australia Marital status Single Age at embarkation 20 Next of kin Mother, Mrs E A Hagan, Woolnough Road, Exeter, South…

LYALL, Louis Henry

LYALL, Louis Henry


On 20 May 1916 he was transferred to the 50th Battalion which relocated to the Western Front, France, during June…