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29-September-2020
29-September-2020

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The gates were erected to commemorate former students who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

Note : The plaque on the right side of the gates is missing.

The Memorial Gates, erected by the school committee and welfare club in honour of those old scholars who died in the Great War , were opened by the Attorney-General, Mr. W. J. Denny on the 19th June 1926. Mr. P. W. Culley designed the memorial and supervised its construction. In addition to the main gates two side entrances are provided. The structure is on the High Street frontage of the school property and includes two bronze tablets bearing the names of the fallen soldiers.
The Mail (Adelaide), 12th June 1926.

Location

Address:High Street, Burnside Primary School, Burnside, 5066
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.936275
Long: 138.661749
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Mr P. W. Culley
Link:http://www.rslvirtualwarmemorial.or…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th June, 1926
Front Inscription

Memorial Gates

Erected 1926

Left Side Inscription

Burnside Public School 

In memory of old scholars who fell in the Great War

1914 - 1918

Right Side Inscription

Lest We Forget 

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Source: RVWM, MA
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