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Memorial Pillars Left Side / March 2013
Memorial Pillars Left Side / March 2013

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth / Roger Johnson

Memorial pillars containing honour rolls of those who served in World War Two and Vietnam was officially dedicated in 1995 to the memory of those who died in service or were killed in action during of World War Two and subsequent conflicts. Additional plaques have been added to the pillars commemorating those who lost their lives in the Korean War and the war in Afghanistan. 

Location

Address:Mary Street, Memorial Lane, Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.189745
Long: 152.661005
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 11th November, 1995
Left Side Inscription
World War 11
1939 - 1945
(Names)

(Inner Plaque) 

LEST WE FORGET
OUR COMRADES WHO REMAIN ON THE BATTLEFIELD
OF NORTH KOREA
ARMY
ARMY 1-2-3 RAR
(Names)
RAAF
RAAF-77 SQUADRON
(Names)
RAN
RAN - FLEET AIR ARM- 805 SQUADRON
(Names)
MISSING IN ACTION THEIR SOULS FINDING THEIR WAY HOME

 
Back Inscription
       
 
                    
Right Side Inscription
 World War 11
 1939 - 1945
 (Names)
Vietnam War
1962 - 1973
 (Names)
(Inner Plaque)
                      The Army
                      Australia

             AFGHANISTAN
8530042 Corporal Ashley Craig Birt
Killed in action - 29.10.2011
Aged 22 Years

Served With Honour    Lest We Forget
 
(Bottom Plaque)

THIS MONUMENT
WAS OFFICIALLY UNVEILED BY
THE MAYOR OF THE COOLOOLA SHIRE

COUNCILLOR ADRIAN McCLINTOCK
ON THE 11TH NOVEMBER 1995
IT IS DEDICATED TO THE FALLEN
FROM THE COOLOOLA REGION
WHO ENLISTED IN WORLD WAR 11
AND SUBSEQUENT THEATRES OF WAR

 

 
 
 
Source: MA
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