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17-March-2016 (Erich Nussbaumer)
17-March-2016 (Erich Nussbaumer)

Photographs supplied by Erich Nussbaumer / John Huth

Texas Memorial Hall was erected in memory of those who fought in both World Wars. The hall was completely destroyed by fire on the 13th October 1948 and rebuilt and reopened in 1957.

GOONDIWINDI, Oct 14.-The Texas Memorial Hall, worth £2500, with £500 in fittings, was burned down last night. lt was owned by the Inglewood Shire Council and is a severe loss to the district. The fire started, at 2.30 am., the same time as other fires that have occurred in the district.
Cairns Post, 15th October 1948.

Location

Address:High Street, Texas, 4385
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.855005
Long: 151.168233
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 13th July, 1957
Front Inscription

1914  - 18       1939 - 45

Lest we forget

Texas Memorial Hall

Left Side Inscription

This foundation stone was laid on the 13th July 1957 by the Hon. P. J. R. Hilton, M. L. A.  Minister for Lands

Source: MA,MIV,SKP
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