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National War Memorial, Adelaide

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2 Reviews
Address: North Terrace and Kintore Avenue, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia

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Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide is located at the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Ave in Adelaide, between the Governor's House of South Australia and the State Library. The National War Memorial was built in 1931 to commemorate the South Australian soldiers who died in the First World War. She is a monument symbolizing world peace. In the First World War, almost no family in South Australia escaped the death or injury of a loved one. According to incomplete statistics, at that time, nearly 35,000 South Australians were drafted into the army (37.7% of the male population aged 18 to 44, of which 5511 died and 15,000 were injured). These people include Indigenous South Australians, who still volunteer for military service despite discrimination in their country of birth. Australians are still very patriotic. Such monuments can be seen in a local area, not to mention in state capitals. Monuments in small places are to commemorate those who died for the country in this area, which is quite practical. Figure 1-5: Adelaide National War Memorial from different angles; Figure 6: The list of dead soldiers is engraved on the inner wall of the Adelaide National War Memorial; Figure 7: A memorial to the men and women of South Australia who died in France during the First World War, opened by the Consul General of France on November 11, 1993; Figure 8: South African War Equestrian Statue on the south side of the Governor's Mansion on the west side of the monument.

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  • Wendy W
    Wendy W
    Adelaide, Greater Adelaide, South Australia
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    Great memorial

    I love the way the names of previous service people are contained inside the National War Memorial in North Terrace. Even my young grandson was facinated.

    Reviewed on /Date(1613910893000+0800)/
  • 619jeffry
    619jeffry
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    Impresssive war memorial for thode who served

    The National War Memorial commemorates those who served in World War I. The interior lists the 5,000 young South Australians who made the ultimate sacrifice. I can still remember how impressed I was ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1599236285000+0800)/
  • Michael-4551
    Michael-4551
    Caloundra, Australia
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    National War Memorial

    Visited on Friday 28th February. What a great memorial to those who gave their lives in World War 1 and 2. Well worth stopping to have a look and see if you have your family name listed there.

    Reviewed on /Date(1591092801000+0800)/
  • DelRuth
    DelRuth
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    Fitting tribute

    This memorial won’t take long to see, but worth it if you are passing by. A very fitting tribute to honour all the soldiers that lost their lives during the war.

    Reviewed on /Date(1587029421000+0800)/
  • ColinC2437
    ColinC2437
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    A must see while on North Terrace

    I was walking past on the way to the Botanic Gardens and ended up stopping for 3/4 of an hour going through the extensive role of fallen heroes to see if any of my family was on the wall. No surprises...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584356716000+0800)/

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