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Goondiwindi War Memorial commemorates those who have served in World War One. The War Memorial, erected in 1922, was originally sited in Herbert Street and was surrounded by an iron fence.
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.
His Excellency the Governor Sir Matthew Nathan will arrive in Goondiwindi next Wednesday in order to witness tho solar eclipse on Thursday. He will be accorded a civic reception on Thursday, at 10 o'clock, and at 11.30 he will unveil the soldiers' monument, which cost £1800.
The Brisbane Courier (Qld), 16 September 1922.
|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|