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12-September-2015
12-September-2015

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The former Ipswich War Memorial Pool was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two, and the Korean War.

The pool has since been demolished, but the original plaques have been attached to a monument at the former site.
 

Location

Address:Chermside & Griffiths Roads, Limestone Park, Ipswich, 4305
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.622947
Long: 152.769591
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd December, 1961
Front Inscription

 

 

Left Side Inscription

Plaque:
IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL POOL
Erected in memory of the fallen in World Wars I & II & Korean War.
Opened 2nd December, 1961
          by
His Excellency Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., D.S.O.
Governor of Queensland
Ipswich City Council
The Right Worshipful the Mayor  
Ald. J. T. Finmore

Aldermen 
E. Marginson (Deputy Mayor)  J. G. Larsen
J. G. Whybird                               E. V. Jordon
V. V. M. Denman                         J. Diamond
D. W. Coultas                               E. L. Price
V. P. Cassidy                              H. V. Gibbs

City Engineer
G. D. Kennedy A.M.I.E. Aust.
City Administration
V. N. Smith  F.A.S.A., F.C.I.S., F.I.M.A.
Consulting Engineers (Design)  Gutteridge, Haskins & Davey

Back Inscription

IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL POOL
Portion of the cost of this Pool has been
subscribed by the Citizens of Ipswich
through the activiites of the
Ipswich Memorial Olympic Pool Appeals Committee

Right Side Inscription

This marker recognises the location of the
Ipswich War Memorial Pool
which was officially opened
2nd December 1961
and ceased operations in 2000.

Dedicated in perpetual remembrance to
the men and women who selflessly serve our nation
in defence of our freedoms.

Lest we Forget

Source: MA
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