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Monument of Memories
Monument of Memories

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The Monument of Memories commemorates the 70,000 women who served Australia in all the Defence Force services.

Location

Address:Elizabeth & George Streets, Queens Park, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.472402
Long: 153.024224
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

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

Source: SKP,MA
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