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War Cemetery Cross : 23-April-2011
War Cemetery Cross : 23-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The Charters Towers Cemetery Memorial Cross was erected in memory of ex-service personnel who have served their country.

The war cemetery contains the graves of 16 soldiers and 17 airmen of the Australian Forces. Four soldiers are also buried in the civil cemetery. Their death were the result of wounds and accidents.

Location

Address:Gregory Developmental Road (Lynd Highway) , War Cemetery, Charters Towers, 4820
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.044115
Long: 146.245731
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th April, 1969
Front Inscription

ERECTED BY THE COUNCILS OF THE CITY OF CHARTERS TOWERS -AND- THE SHIRE OF DALRYMPLE 

TO THE MEMORY OF EX-SERVICE PERSONNEL WHO HAVING NOBLY SERVED THEIR COUNTRY HAVE NOW PASSED ON TO HIGHER SERVICE.

DEDICATED AT THE DAWN SERVICE  ANZAC DAY 25TH APRIL, 1969.
LEST WE FORGET.

Source: MA,SKP,QWMR
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