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16-July-2015 (John Huth)
16-July-2015 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by John Huth / Robert Ney

The Pialba Memorial Cenotaph was originally erected by the residents of Pialba and District to honour those who served in World War One. 

It now commemorates those who served in the subsequent conflicts in which Australia has been involved.   A large metal world globe was installed on the top of this memorial in 1999, after it was relocated from its original site.

The monument has been placed on the Queensland Heritage Register as a State Heritage Place on 20 May 2016.

The Pialba Memorial Stone was unveiled on the 18th July 1921 by Mr Huxley Taylor who lost two sons in the war.
The Brisbane Courier, 19th July 1921

Location

Address:Main Street, Freedom Park, Pialba, 4655
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.280425
Long: 152.838932
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:F. M. Webb (Maryborough, QLD)
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 18th July, 1921
Front Inscription

In memory of the men who paid the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1919

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This stone was erected by the citizens of Pialba & District in honour of the men who served and fell in the Great War.
1914 - 1919.

Second World War
1939 - 45

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription

Honour Roll

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Korean War
1950 - 53

Back Inscription

Honour Roll

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Vietnam War
1962 - 72

Right Side Inscription

Honour Roll

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Malaya  1950 - 60
Borneo  1963 - 66

Source: MA,MIV,SKP,QWMR
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