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Goondiwindi War Memorial commemorates those who have served in World War One.
Monument characteristics :
A polished granite column and was the second most costly digger memorial in Queensland. Statistics plaques around the memorial inform that total deaths in World War One were 60,278 from total enlistments of 416,809 .
The Goondiwindi War Memorial erected in 1922, was originally sited in Herbert Street and had an iron fence surrounding the monument. The monument cost £1800 and was unveiled in September 1922, by Sir Matthew Nathan, Governor of Queensland, who was in Goondiwindi to observe an eclipse of the sun.
|Address:||Marshall & Moffat Streets, Goondiwindi, 4390|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.545962|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 21st September, 1922|