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.
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.
THE Pioneer Park cenotaph was given a fitting sendoff on Monday, with local RSL members sharing their memories of the memorial before it’s relocated to the Gawler RSL clubrooms.
A FLAG was laid last Wednesday to honour a local soldier killed by a bomb in Afghanistan, as part of one man’s memorial ride around the country to remember
THE development of an ‘All Wars’ memorial in Pioneer Park has progressed to the next stage, with Gawler Council agreeing to seek a designer for the project.
FREELING resident Chris Collins will launch his third book on World War One soldiers from South Australian towns this Friday, the anniversary of Australian troops landing in France.
The book launch of “From Freeling To Fromelles” will take place alongside the Freeling cenotaph, which has recently been refurbished thanks to a grant from the South Australian Department of Premier and Cabinet and is featured on the cover of the book.