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18-June-2018 (John Huth)
18-June-2018 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Fred Brunings

The War Memorial was originally erected in memory of the soldiers of Kolan Shire who lost their lives in World War One. The names of those who lost their lives in World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. 

The memorial was unveiled by Lieutenant-Colonel Christie on November 6th 1920 and contained the names of one nursing sister and 47 men of the shire who had made the supreme sacrifice. The monument cost £320 and was unveiled free of debt. 
The Queenslander, 11th December 1920.

Location

Address:Mulgrave & Walker Streets, Gin Gin, 4671
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.992726
Long: 151.957715
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:A. L. Petrie & Sons (Toowong, QLD)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th November, 1920
Front Inscription

      IN 
Memory Of
Those Who So Nobly Gave
Their Lives For Our Freedom
In The Great War Of

1914 - 1919

They rose responsive to their country`s call
They gave their best, their lives their all


Plaque : 

In Memory
Of The Fallen
In The War Of
1939 To 1945

Lest We Forget

Base :

Kolan Shire Roll of Honour

 

 


 


 

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,MIV,SKP,QWMR
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