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Barmera Memorial Hall
Barmera Memorial Hall
Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson

The Memorial Hall commemorates those who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War One. The foundation stone was laid by F. McMillan Esq. M.P. on the 6th July 1929.

The Barmera Memorial Hall was opened by the Minister of Irrigation (Mr. Cowan). The building occupies a prominent position in the main avenue and is the largest the stone building in the district. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. McMillan, member for the district, in July, building operations having commenced in May. The stone used for the front was quarried at Spring Cart Gully, between Berri and Renmark, and the local quarries supplied stone for the other walls.
The Advertiser (Adelaide), 9th November 1929.


Address:Barwell Avenue, , Barmera, 5345
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.252087
Long: 140.464477
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Mr H E Fuller (Adelaide)
Monument Manufacturer:Mr Brereton (Murray Bridge)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd November, 1929
Front Inscription


Plaque :

This Hall Was Erected
By Public Subscription In Memory
Of Those Who Paid The Supreme
Sacrifice In The Great War
1914 - 1918


Source: RVWM, MA
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