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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.


Address:Chermside & Griffiths Roads, Limestone Park, Ipswich, 4305
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.622947
Long: 152.769591
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


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



Left Side Inscription

Ipswich War Memorial Pool 

Erected in memory of the fallen in World Wars I & II & Korea 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


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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