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04-July-2017
04-July-2017

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

Edmonton Cenotaph commemorates servicemen and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Funding was received in March 2016 to install a statue on a memorial. 

Location

Address:Wolff Street, Edmonton, 4869
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.023111
Long: 145.742692
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Front Inscription

"Lest we forget"

Hambledon - Edmonton. R.S.S.A.I.L.A.

Plaque :
First World War
4. 8. 1914 - 11. 11. 1918
Number enlisted :  416,809  Enlisted AIF (Included AFC)
                               324,000 Enlisted & served overseas
                               RAN       N/A
Killed in action  Died of wounds and other causes :  61,720
                                                                                  199 RAN
Wounded :                                                                 155,000 (all services)
POWS:                                                                       4,044 
                                                                                  397 (Died while captive)     
             

Left Side Inscription

Plaque :
Vietnam War
3. 8. 1962 - 1. 1. 1973 
Number enlisted :  42,700   Army
                               2.825    RAN
                               4,443    RAAF  
‚ÄčKilled in action  Died of wounds and other causes :  520  

Wounded :                                                                 2.398

Back Inscription

Plaque :
Korean War
29. 6. 1950 - 27. 7. 1953
Number enlisted :  10,657   Army
                               4,507    RAN
                               2,000    RAAF  (Approx.)
‚ÄčKilled in action  Died of wounds and other causes :  339  Army
                                                                                  N/A  RAN
                                                                                  N/A  RAAF
Wounded :                                                                 29 (1 died while captive)

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :
Second World War
3. 9. 1939 - 8. 5. 1945 Victory in Europe  15. 8. 1945 Victory in Pacific
Number enlisted :  691,000  Men AIF & Militia
                               35,800   Women AIF & Militia
                               45,800   Men RAN
                               3,100     Women RAN
                               189,000  Men RAAF
                                27,200   Women RAAF 
‚ÄčKilled in action  Died of wounds and other causes :  26,097  Army
                                                                                   2,2008  RAN
                                                                                  11,081  RAAF
Wounded :                                                                 8,031 (Died while captive)

Source: MA, DVA
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