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Dutton Park War Memorial
Dutton Park War Memorial

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Dutton Park War Memorial was erected in memory of the fallen of World War One and World War Two. A plaque was added at a later date to commemorate the fallen of Korea, Malaya, Vietnam and Borneo.

Teams of volunteers added eight feet to the height of a soldiers memorial at Dutton Park in a race to complete it by Anzac Day. The memorial and a Garden of Remembrance are being built by the Dutton Park Returned Servicemen's League Sub-Branch to the memory of the dead of two World Wars. The sub-branch publicity officer, Mr W. A Peters said that he thought the column would be almost finished in time for the unveiling of the memorial by the Governor, Sir John Lavarack on Anzac Day.
The Courier-Mail (Brisbane), 23rd April 1951.

Location

Address:Annerley & Gladstone Roads & Maldon Street, Gair Park , Dutton Park, 4102
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.496819
Long: 153.027106
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 1951
Front Inscription

In Memory
  Of
FALLEN
COMRADES

1939 - 1945


  

Left Side Inscription

In Memory 
  Of 
FALLEN 
COMRADES

1914 - 1918

 

Back Inscription

Unveiled By
His Excellency
The Governor Of
Queensland
Lieut. General
Sir John Lavarack
K.B.E. C.B. C.M.G. D.S.O.
And Dedicated
By The
Rev. A. G. Reilly
On 25th April 1951

Plaque :

LEST
  WE
FORGET
Yeronga /
Dutton Park
R.S.L. Sub Branch
Merged 3. 2. 64

 

 

Right Side Inscription

In Memory 
  Of 
FALLEN 
COMRADES

Korea    1950 - 1953
Malaya  1955 - 1960
Vietnam 1962 - 1971
Borneo  1965 - 1966
 

Source: MIV,SKP, MA
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