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Gawler Roll of Honor
Yesterday afternoon an interesting ceremony took place at the Gawler School, when a roll of honor was unveiled by Mrs F A Ferris, president of the local branch of the Leven Red Cross Society. The first portion of the ceremony was the planting of a tree in memory of Pte Adye Rockcliff, son of Mr and Mrs C Rockcliff of “Fairview,” Gawler, who was killed in action in France. Mr Norman Rockcliff (brother), on behalf of his parents, planted the tree, those present singing the National Anthem and “God Bless Our Splendid Men.” There was a very large attendance of residents and parents, many of whose sons are valiantly upholding the honor of the Empire in France, Palestine and Macedonia. The Revs H C Trebilco, R H Roberts, J W Fisher, and PC Lee were present. After the tree planting ceremony was concluded, the people adjourned to the school room ...
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The North-Western Advocate and Emu Bay Times July 18 1918 p3