Pinkenba & District War MemorialPrint Page
Pinkenba War Memorial commemorates the men from the district who had served during World War One. . The Pinkenba War Memorial records the names of forty-two men who enlisted, eight of whom are listed as fallen. The War Memorial was unveiled by the Governor of Queensland on the 16th August 1919. The Brisbane Courier, 18th August 1919.
During World War One, the Pinkenba wharves were the point of embarkation for many Australian troops, including members of the Light Horse. Pupils from the local school visited the wharves to farewell soldiers from the district.
|Address:||McBride Road & Neill Street, Pinkenba, 4008|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.423661|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||Ernest Gunderson|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 16th August, 1919|
Erected in Memory of/ The brave men from/ PINKENBA & DISTRICT / Who volunteered to fight / In defence of the Empire in / 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919/ For freedom , justice and humanity