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24-February-2016
24-February-2016

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The Emerald War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from the Shire who lost their lives in World War One.   A memorial stone with the names of those who lost their lives in World War Two was inscribed on the memorial and unveiled by the Premier, The Hon. V.C. Gair on the 10th June 1952.  A Korean War Plaque is attached to the memorial. 

In 2004, the memorial was upgraded to include three black granite honour rolls behind the original memorial which contain the names of those from Emerald and District who enlisted in both World Wars. 

The war memorial was officially unveiled by Major-General Glasgow on the 24th January 1925.
The Brisbane Courier, 27th January 1925

Location

Address:Anakie Street and Egerton Street , Emerald, 4720
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.524822
Long: 148.159833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th January, 1925
Front Inscription

This stone is erected by the citizens of Emerald and District,

In memory of the fallen,

And in honour and appreciation of those who enlisted from the Shire and participated in the Great War.

1914-1919.

Korea 1950 -53
[ Name ]

This stone is erected by the citizens of Emerald and District,

In memory of the fallen,

And in honour and appreciation of those who enlisted from the Shire and participated in World War II

1939 - 1945

 

Left Side Inscription

In Memoriam

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

In Memoriam

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

In Memoriam

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity

(Left and Right Side)
HONOUR ROLL 1939 - 1945  
WORLD WAR II.

The names listed below are of the men and women who enlisted during WW2 and were residents of the Emerald Shire at the time of enlistment.
Dedicated 25 - 4 - 2004

[ Names ]

(Centre)
Erected by the members of the Emerald Shire Council to commemorate the services of the men who enlisted from the Shire of Emerald to fight for their King and country and uphold the honour of the British Nation at the front.

HONOUR ROLL
[ Names ]

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