THE new-look war memorial at Gawler’s Pioneer Park was embraced by the thousands of locals who rose early to pay their respects at last week’s Anzac Day dawn service.
THE project to develop the new Pioneer Park war memorial has officially wrapped up with a final price tag of $391,570.
THE composer of a musical ode to the new Pioneer Park war memorial, performed at its dedication ceremony on Remembrance Day earlier this month, has described the inspiration behind the song’s symbolism of lending a hand for a digger.
A LOCAL war veteran has delivered perhaps the most scathing assessment of the new Pioneer Park war memorial so far, calling on others who feel the same way to boycott future Anzac Day services held in front of it.
ONE of the closest living descendants of a local World War One serviceman attended the Gawler Remembrance Day service to honour the memory of his father.
THE Gawler community reflected on the sacrifices made by local service men and women, and other Australians, in World War One at a special Remembrance Day service at Pioneer Park on Sunday morning.
THE major benefactor of the new Pioneer Park war memorial gave an impassioned Remembrance Day address reflecting on the meaning and “powerful symbolism” of the sculpture, amid significant debate within the community regarding it.
THE long-awaited Pioneer Park War Memorial will be officially dedicated at Gawler’s Armistice Centenary service this Sunday, after being installed earlier this week.