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Pimpama and Ormeau War Memorial
Pimpama and Ormeau War Memorial

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The monument was erected by local residents in the grounds of the Pimpama Uniting (previously Methodist) Church in honour of those who served overseas and returned home, as well as the seven local men who lost their lives during the World War One.

In 1993, the western wall was erected by the residents to commemorate those who served in all wars and conflicts.

The unveiling of a memorial monument to fallen soldiers of the Pimpama and Ormeau districts was performed by Mr. J. G. Appel, M.L.A., ion the 1st May, in the presence of a large gathering of residents and visitors. The memorial stone was erected in honour of seven of those gallant lads who had paid the supreme sacrifice. He appealed to those present to see that the boys returning received the assistance that was their due. This was not a matter of politics, but a sacred duty.
The Brisbane Courier, 6th May 1919.


Address:Creek Street , Uniting Church Cemetery near Mirambeena Drive service road, Pimpama, 4209
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.804911
Long: 153.26787
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Manufacturer:A. L. Petrie & Sons (Toowong, QLD)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 1st May, 1919
Front Inscription

This memorial was erected by the loyal residents of Pimpama, and Ormeau,

In honor of those brave boys who sacrificed their all in the Great War

1914 - 1918.

They Have Borne Their Cross,
They Have Gained Their Crowns,
Though They Lie In Far Off Graves
And We Think Of Their Lives A Duty Done
Manly Unselfish, And Brave.

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