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Plaque listing… 47th Infantry Battalion Korea & Malaya Kapyon Valley, Korea National Servicemen’s Association of Australia Boer War Wide Bay Sub Branch (same as Anzac Park) In Honour of all Women Who
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The entrance gates are located at the rear of the Cenotaph. They comprise a set of large swing gates of painted, wrought iron (British gun metal) bearing commemorative lettering and the AIF badge. The
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In 1897 Sir John Forrest was able to acquire for Kings Park what had originally been privately owned land at the top of Mt Eliza, so the view could never be blocked. We, and the generations to come,
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The Wandong Heathcote Junction War Memorial Anzac Day 2015
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In 1926 Angus McDonald wrote to the Kilmore Free Press asking why, despite the large number of soldiers who had enlisted from the Wandong Heathcote Junction area, a memorial had never been built.
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The War Memorial face
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The image shows the face of the Murringo War Memorial. The highly polished surface is obscured by reflections but an image can be seen at the top. The image is from the Australian War Memorial, E01220
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The Maryborough War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. In May 1920, a Memorial Committee was formed to collect
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An obelisk set on a stepped base carries a shield shaped plaque which lists 13 names out of alphabetical order. A further 30 names are on plaques on the sides of the memorial. The memorial is on the
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The Duncan Chapman Memorial at 9RQR Depot, Maryborough consists of a large sandstone block, with a plaque attached to it, and is situated at the entrance to the Maryborough Army Depot. Duncan Chapman
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The memorial comprises of a life-sized Italian marble statue of a soldier on a sandstone pedestal with stepped base. The statue stands head erect with one foot forward. The uniform and accoutrements
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Gundiah was originally named Goochie. Today it is only a small local community but around World War I time was a very different story. Hard to imagine how such a community mustered so many to enlist
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Brooweena War Memorial is a marble and sandstone memorial honouring the thirty-nine local men who served during World War One including the ten who died. A later set of plates records the forty-three
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The bridge was funded and erected on a public road by Mr. and Mrs. L S Smith of nearby Mt Joseph Station who wished to make their own commemorative gesture during WWI. It is a substantial wooden