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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Dungaree Recruitment March in 1915. The plaque displays the Centenary of Anzac logo and was funded through the Anzac Centenary Grants Program

The Dungarees Recruitment march was the only “snow ball” march in Queensland during the First World War. On 16 November 1915, 28 men left Warwick and marched through Allora, Clifton, Greenmount, Cambooya, Toowoomba, Helidon, Gatton, Laidley, Rosewood, Ipswich and Oxley. The 270-kilometre (160 miles) march ended in Brisbane with 125 recruits.

Location

Address:Victoria Street, War Memorial , Forest Hill , 4342
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.588783
Long: 152.356849
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Approx. Event Start Date:November-1915
Approx. Event End Date:November-2015
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-2015
Source: MA, DVA
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