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04-June-2018 (John Huth)
04-June-2018 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Harold Willey / Russell Byers / John Huth

The monument was erected in 1920 for Fleurine Elsie Andrews. The front plaque bears a leaded ivy leaf motif, inscriptions and the names and details of the three Andrews brothers killed in World War One.

The memorial situated in the St Stephens cemetery, directly behind the Andrews family plot. Although privately owned, it became the focus of public ANZAC Day memorial services.

Location

Address:Gatton - Clifton Road, St Stephens Anglican Church Cemetery, Ma Ma Creek , 4347
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.629444
Long: 152.189444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Monument Designer:A. L. Petrie (Toowong,QLD)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1920
Front Inscription

In proud and loving memory of 

Pte. James Martin Andrews,
Killed in action in France,
5th August 1916, aged 26 years.

Also

Pte. George Henry Andrews,
Killed in action in France,
9th June 1917, aged 28 years.

And of 

Pte. Bertie Reginald Andrews,
Killed in action in France,
10th June 1918, aged 20 years.

Beloved sons of David, and Fleurine Elise Andrews.

"Their name liveth for evermore."

 

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