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14-January-2016
14-January-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

A semi-circular concrete retaining wall, inscribed with names of all battles in which Australians have served, is built into the side of a small hill in the park, across the road from Redlands RSL and the Cleveland cenotaph.

Location

Address:Kinsail Court, Kinsail Court Park, Cleveland, 4163
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.524912
Long: 153.279068
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2015
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2015
Front Inscription

The Great War
1914 - 1918

From a population of 4.9 millions 416,809 Australians enlisted for service

Representing approx 39% total male population aged between 18 and 44 years

57,705 came from Queensland

Australia suffered heavy casualties with 58,961 dead  166,911 wounded  4,098 missing

65% casualty rate for those that embarked

Of the 280 that embarked from the Redlands  33 were killed

Their names live on, on our cenotaphs and honour boards

Lest We Forget

 

 

Left Side Inscription
Plaque :

100 years of ANZAC
The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

Official opening of Centenary Memorial

17th April 2015 to all Australians who suffered and died in all fields of conflict and peacekeeping

Opened by 
Mr Alan Harcourt  President  Redlands RSL
Mr Eric Shaw  President NSAA (Qld) Redlands Branch
Dr Andrew Laming M. P. Bowman
Karen Williams  Mayor of Redland City Council

Plaque :

100 years of ANZAC
The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

ANZAC Centenary Memorial

In memory of the fallen

Lest We Forget 

Dedicated 25th April 2015

Source: MA
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