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01-March-2016
01-March-2016

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Roger Johnson

The Gympie Eternal Flame commemorates those who have died in service or been killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  

An eternal flame at a war memorial symbolizes a nation's perpetual gratitude towards, and remembrance of its war dead.

 

Location

Address:Reef Street, Memorial Lane , Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.190086
Long: 152.660797
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th April, 2001
Front Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL FLAME IS DEDICATED 
                 TO THE FALLEN
 
THE BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN FROM AUSTRALIA 
AND NEW ZEALAND WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRIES 
AS COMRADES-IN-ARMS DURING CONFLICTS OF
 WAR AND THOSE WHO HAVE SACRIFICED SO MUCH
                                OFFICIATING
HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR      CR. MICK VENARDOS
NEW ZEALAND CONSUL           MR TERRY FAIRCLOUGH
PRESIDENT GYMPIE RSL      BRIG.K.P.(PADDY) OUTRIDGE
                   "TUESDAY 24TH APRIL 2001"
                          LEST WE FORGET

 

 
Source: MA
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