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07-August-2014
07-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Russell Byers

Cooktown War Memorial 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.

Location

Address:Charlotte Street, ANZAC Park, Cooktown, 4895
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -15.468611
Long: 145.248889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

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 WW1 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

Source: MA,SKP,QWMR
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