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An honour roll commemorates employees of the Postmaster-General`s Department in Queensland who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

Before a large attendance tne Minister for Repatriation unveiled a bronze memorial tablet at the General Post Office on Saturday morning, in honour of the employees of the Postmaster General 's Department throughout Queensland, who lost their lives in the late war. The tablet contains 58 names. The Deputy Postmaster General, Mr. Templeton, who presided, said that the number of employees at the outbreak of the war was 2000. Of those 430 enlisted, and 58 paid the supreme sacrifice.
Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld), 6 March 1922. 



Address:285 Queen Street, General Post Office, Brisbane, 4000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.467802
Long: 153.027881
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th March, 1922
Front Inscription

Commonwealth of Australia
Postmaster-General`s Dept.
Officers From Queensland
Who Gave Their lives In The
Great War 1914 - 1919.

To The Glorious Dead

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Source: MA,SKP, QWMR
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