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.
ARMISTICE 1918, November 11. We can only imagine what that moment was like when the announcement came.
GAWLER Council has commended the progress to date in developing the new Pioneer Park War Memorial, while acknowledging that it has had to contribute more funds to the project than initially budgeted.
WORK on the new Pioneer Park war memorial is ramping up, with the previous structure’s old brick and concrete plinth removed last week.
A LOCAL woman whose husband
serves in the defence force has slammed the soon to be constructed Pioneer Park war memorial, saying the design is “an absolute kick in the face to any defence force person”.