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Crows Nest War Memorial
Crows Nest War Memorial

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The Crows Nest War Memorial includes a "Digger" statue and was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. Additional names were inscribed on the memorial at a later date to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

The Crows Nest Soldiers Memorial was unveiled on the 15th July 1922 by Brigadier-General J.C. Robertson. The monument is surmounted by a figure of a soldier and the marble tablets contain the names of 176 men, 26 of whom were killed in action. A procession of school children, returned soldiers and members of the Hibernian and Oddfellows Lodges marched through the principal streets to the memorial.
The Brisbane Courier, 17th July 1922.

Location

Address:William Street, Centenary Park, Crows Nest , 4355
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.261129
Long: 152.05568
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:R C Ziegler & Son (Toowoomba, QLD)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th July, 1922
Front Inscription

Pro Dep Pro Rege

In memoriam

1914 -1918 War
[ Names ]

1939-1945 War
[ Names ]

Erected by the people of Crows Nest in memory of those who served in the Great War

1914 - 1918

 

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
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