Emerald SHS Memorial Garden of Pillars

Emerald, QLD

Location
13 pillars marking important Australian battles - recognising peace keeping. Dedicated to ex-student Lance Corporal Jason Marks who gave his all in Afghanistan.
Joanne Chambers

Key Information

Memorial Name
Emerald SHS Memorial Garden of Pillars
Address

Old Airport Drive, Emerald QLD 4720

Conflicts
South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
China (Boxer Rebellion), 1900–01
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Vietnam War, 1962–75
Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
Afghanistan 2001-
Dedication Date
24 Apr 2019
Memorial Designer

Leanne Ross and David Chambers

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Emerald State High School

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