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The Monument of Memories commemorates the 70,000 women who served Australia in all the Defence Force services.
|Address:||Elizabeth & George Streets, Queens Park, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.472402|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
MONUMENT OF MEMORIES
Dedicated To The 70,000 Women
Who Served Australia
In The Navy, Army, Air Force & Auxiliary Services.
The first servicewomen tended the wounded and sick during the Boer War, from then on, women served in World War I, World War II, Malaya, Korea & Vietnam. They worked in hospitals, fixed defences, camps, Headquarters, barracks, ships, aircraft & underground. They were based in Australia, Africa, United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, India, Ceylon, New Guinea, Pacific Islands, Singapore & Japan. Some were decorated. Some were taken prisoner of war, some died.
THIS MONUMENT REMEMBERS THEM ALL