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Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Russell Byers

The monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The monument contains three boulders, one of which contains plaques containing the names of those who enlisted from the Cooktown district in World War One and World War Two. The plaques were unveiled on ANZAC Day 2008. An additional memorial stone commemorating those who have served in Post World War Two conflicts was unveiled on Remembrance Day 2010.


Address:Charlotte Street, ANZAC Park, Cooktown, 4895
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -15.468611
Long: 145.248889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Front Inscription

To the fallen

In their honour unbetrayed
We in faith keep that peace
For which they paid

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription

Plaque :

This memorial opened by Mayor of Cooktown Peter Scott on ANZAC Day 2008

Plaque :

These two plaques are dedicated to the men and women who fought in WWI and WWII who enlisted for service from the Cooktown area

World War I
[ Names ]

World War II
[ Names ]

Plaque :

The names with marks beside them are personnel who served in the (VDC) Volunteer Defence Corp and did not serve over-seas with the regular Defence Forces

Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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