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Cordalba War Memorial : 28-06-2012
Cordalba War Memorial : 28-06-2012

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The monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The original 'digger' statue was vandalised and replaced by an obelisk. It has been restored and a replica of the original statue has been placed on the monument.

The unveiling ceremony in connection with the Soldiers Memorial took place this afternoon. Proceedings were started by the Apple Tree Creek Band marching down Queen Street followed by about sixteen returned "Diggers" under the command of Lieut. G. Mathers, to the Memorial ground, where they stood to attention. The Chairman ( Mr.W.Richmond), called upon the band to open proceedings by playing the hymn " Lead Kindly Light." Prayer was given by Rev A.E. Arkin. 
Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld), 
5 December 1919.

 

 

 

Location

Address:Queen Street, Cordalba, 4660
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.161516
Long: 152.214146
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:A. L. Petrie & Sons (Toowong, QLD)
Link: http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 5th December, 1919
Front Inscription

Erected by the loyal residents of Cordalba and District,

In honour of those who gave their lives for King and Country during rhe Great War 

1914 - 1919

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Cordalba Roll of Honour

 

Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
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