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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 : 

In memory of fallen comrades

Plaque :

Erected in memory of those who served from Stradbroke Island in World Wars 1 and 2 and other campaigns 

Unveiled by Hon. G F R 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
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