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The Memorial was erected in memory of Burnside and Beaumont soldeirs who lost their lives in World War One. During the redevelopment of Hazelwood Park the obelisk was removed from its former site and re-erected in its present position and rededicated on the 16th April 1967.

In the presence of several thousands of people on the 17th April 1921, His Excellency, the Governor (Sir Archibald Weigall) opened the Burnside Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Pavilion in Hazlewood Park and unveiled a granite obelisk, placed therein, which contains the following inscription on bronze plates:— "Burnside and Beaumont Wards memorial to fallen soldiers: great war, 1914-1918. They responded to the call of and fell in defence of liberty and justice. Other tablets contained the names of the fallen.
Chronicle (Adelaide), 23rd April 1921.


Address:Greenhill Road & Hawthorn Crescent, Hazelwood Park, Hazelwood Park, 5066
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.937786
Long: 138.656935
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-March-1942
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th April, 1921
Source: RVWM, MA
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