www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Eidsvold War MemorialPrint Page Print this page

21-July-2014
21-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth / Russell Byers / Roger Johnson

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.
View Google Map

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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design