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11-May-2019 (Sandra Brown)
11-May-2019 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Sandra Brown

The seat was presented to the Memorial Park in June 1927 by the Blackall Branch of the Country Womens` Association to commemorate those who served in World War One. The seat was unveiled by the Governor of Queensland on the 11th October 1927 on an official visit to the town. The seat was restored in 1993. 

The Country Women's Association has presented a stone seat to the Blackall War Memorial Committee for its Memorial Park. The seat is of brown Helidon freestone, with marble panel inset, and is suitably inscribed. 
The Brisbane Courier (Qld), 3 June 1927. 
 
 

Location

Address:Landsborough Highway & Hawthorn Street, Memorial Park, Blackall, 4472
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.425556
Long: 145.468333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 11th October, 1927
Front Inscription

Dedicated in grateful remembrance of the deeds of our gallant soldiers in the Great War
1914 - 1918

By the Blackall Branch of the Country Women's Association.

Restored 1993

 

Source: MIV, QWMR, MA
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