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The 47th Battalion Memorial Tablet commemorates those from the battalion who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The tablet is a wall tablet of Australian marble consisting of two bronze tablets. Above the tablet, within a bronze wreath are the battalion bronze colours.
A special meeting was held in ANZAC House, Brisbane in August 1932 to decide on the successful tender for the memorial tablet. The successful tender was Messrs F Smith & Son of Ann Street Brisbane. The memorial was designed by Mr. A.F. Brooks of Brisbane. At the meeting the Committee had been informed that the Governor would unveil the memorial on the 11th August .
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton), 8th August 1932.
|Address:||Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.466463|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||Mr A.F. Brooks|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Messrs F Smith & Son|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 11th August, 1932|
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The Memory Of
OFFICERS AND MEN
Who Made The SUPREME SACRIFICE
During The GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
Enlisted 126 Officers 2682 Men
Killed 24 Officers 657 men