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21-July-2014
21-July-2014

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The Eidsvold War Memorial was originally erected in 1934 to commemorate those who served in World War One. An inscription was added at a later date to commemorate World War Two, the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

The Eidsvold district war memorial, a well balanced obelisk of black granite, was unveiled on Sunday, Armistice Day, by Mr. C. S Trudgian, district secretary of R.S.S.I.L.A. the presence of a large and representative gathering of the people, of Eidsvold and district, including a parade of ex-service men, and visitors from Mundubbera and Gayndah. 
Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld), 16 November 1934. 

Location

Address:Burnett Highway, CWA Hall , Eidsvold, 4627
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.371092
Long: 151.122456
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 1934
Front Inscription

In remembrance of all who fought 
1914 - 1918

World War II 
1939 - 1945

Left Side Inscription

In remembrance of the Great World War

Korea
1950 - 1953

Back Inscription
Sacrifice
Right Side Inscription

Service

Vietnam
1962 - 1972

Inscription in Proximity

The erection of this Cenotaph was initiated by QCWA Eidsvold Branch in 1934

 

Source: MA,SKP, QWMR
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