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Dunwich War Memorial
Dunwich War Memorial

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Dunwich War Memorial commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in all wars and conflicts.

The memorial is a white painted cairn set atop rocks from the original former RSL Kitchener memorial at Wynnum, which form the base. Unveiled by Hon G.F.R. Nicklin on the 11th March 1967, as a tribute to individuals of Stradbroke Island, including the many Indigenous locals who enlisted in all conflicts. The Aboriginal flag is flown alongside the Australian flag at remembrance services.


Address:Welsby Street, Stradbroke Place, Dunwich, 4183
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.49866
Long: 153.403899
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th March, 1967
Front Inscription

(Plaque 1)

In Memory Of
Fallen Comrades

(Plaque 2)

Erected In Memory Of
Those Who Served
From Stradbroke Island
In World Wars 1 and 2 And Other Campaigns 
Unveiled By
Hon. GFR Nicklin, MM, LLD, MLA,
Premier Of Queensland
11 March 1967
"Lest We Forget" 


Left Side Inscription

In Remembrance Of
Australians Who Served
Their Country In The
Royal Australian Army
Nursing Corps
In All Conflicts And Wars

" Give Us Skill, But Make Us Gentle
Give Us Efficiency But Make Us Kind
Help Us Be Firm But Understanding "
                                      Nurses Prayer

Back Inscription

    In Remembrance Of
Australian Men And Women
And Their Allies Who Fought
    In The Conflicts In
And All Other Areas
      Of Operation.

"All gave some, and some gave all" 
                            Unknown Author

Right Side Inscription

In Remembrance Of
Australian Seamen
      Of The
   Merchant Navy
Who Put Their Lives At Risk
And Those Who Paid The
Ultimate Sacrifice For Their
Nation During All Wars
" We Few We Happy Few
We Band Of Brothers "
   Shakespeare's Henry V

Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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