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Normanby Hill Memorial : 07-08-2013
Normanby Hill Memorial : 07-08-2013

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Normanby Hill Remembrance Park Memorial is dedicated to the fallen of the Cooloola Shire and subsequent theatres of war. The memorial was officially unveiled on Remembrance Day 1995.

Two black columns with marble finish, on top of a stone three stepped plinth base. Both columns have life-sized images of servicemen and women. Large Marble plaques are inserted on the front and back of plinth. The inscription on the back of the memorial commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and was unveiled on the 13th August 1995.Two white flagpoles sit either side of the memorial. Both the memorial and flagpoles rest in the centre of landscaped section of the park which is paved with steps leading to the memorial.

 

 

 

Location

Address:Normanby Hill Road, Normanby Hill Remembrance Park, Southside, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.210161
Long: 152.670739
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th November, 1995
Front Inscription

THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD:
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING,
                WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

Left Side Inscription

       THIS MONUMENT 
WAS OFFICIALLY UNVEILED BY 
THE MAYOR OF THE 
      COOLOOLA SHIRE 
COUNCILLOR ADRIEN McLINTOCK 
ON THE 11TH NOVEMBER 1995
IT IS DEDICATED TO THE FALLEN 
FROM THE COOLOOLA REGION 
WHO ENLISTED IN WORLD WAR II 
AND SUBSEQUENT THEATRES OF WAR

Back Inscription

Australia Remembers
World War 11
1945 - 1995

COMMEMORATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE END OF WORLD WAR 11 - 1939 - 1945

AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS THOSE WHO SERVED IN AUSTRALIA AND
OVERSEAS; THOSE WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY. AND THE
MEN AND WOMEN WHO KEPT THE HOME FIRES BURNING. 

UNVEILED BY THE MAYOR OF COOLOOLA SHIRE -
COUNCILLOR ADRIEN McLINTOCK
       13TH AUGUST 1995

Source: SKP, QWMR, MA
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