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Burke Shire Council Honour Roll lists 46 names of those from Burketown and District who served in World War One.

Burketown. November 1.
The Treasurer, with Messrs. Riordan, MLC, and Mullan and Pollock Ms.L.A, arrived by motor from Normanton, and was welcomed at the Shire Hall. Mr Theodore was presented with an address. He unveiled the honour board for the town showing that 46 men enlisted, and eulogised the soldiers of Australia, especially those of North Queensland, for the manner in which they had answered the call, and for their splendid fighting qualities and chivalry. 
The Brisbane Courier (Qld), 2 November 1918.


Address:Musgrave Street, Shire Council Office, Burketown, 4380
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.741038
Long: 139.546858
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:Friday 1st November, 1918
Source: SKP, QWMR, MA
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