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Kilkivan RSL Memorial Park / March 2013
Kilkivan RSL Memorial Park / March 2013

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Roger Johnson

A park commemorates those who have servedin the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The land for the park was given to the Kilkivan Branch of the Returned Soldiers and Sailors Imperial League of Australia in 1929.

R.S.S.I.L.A.-The Kilkivan branch of the Returned Soldiers' and Sailors' Imperial League of Australia held the monthly meeting on July 13. The president (Mr. J. J. Mallon) occupied the chair, A discussion took place regarding a memorial park. A piece of ground, about three quarters of an acre, has been given to the soldiers, and is situated opposite the Kilkivan railway station. It was decided that a joint meeting of citizens and returned soldiers be called at an early date to arrange for a programme of action.
The Brisbane Courier (Qld),  25 July 1929. 

Location

Address:Wide Bay Highway (Bligh Street) , Kilkivan, 4600
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.085054
Long: 152.236739
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1929
Front Inscription
KILKIVAN RSL MEMORIAL PARK
Source: MA
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