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Ithaca War Memorial
Ithaca War Memorial

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Ithaca War Memorial honours the 130 local men who died on active service during World War One.

A meeting of the Ithaca Town Council  was held on the 6th June 1921 to decide upon the location of the war memorial. A total of £650 had been raised and the committee was prepared to receive designs for the structure. The committee met on the 22nd February 1922 to make final preparations for the unveiling ceremony by the Governor of Queensland, Sir Matthew Nathan on the 25th February 1922. The Brisbane Courier , 6th June 1921, 24th February 1922

Location

Address:Enoggera Terrace, Ithaca War Memorial Park, Paddington, 4064
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.458517
Long: 153.000587
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 Manufacturer:A. H. Thurlow (Brisbane, QLD)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th February, 1922
Front Inscription

          ITHACA
  WAR MEMORIAL
       1914 - 1919
    ERECTED BY THE
TOWNSPEOPLE OF ITHACA
IN HONOUR OF THEIR SOLDIERS
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
             (NAMES)

Back Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR

SIR MATTHEW NATHAN P.C., G.C.M.G.,
ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH 1922

J.F. HAYWARD (Ex Mayor) Hon. Chairman.
ALD J.TAIT , Mayor, Hon. Treasurer.
C.CAMPBELL , Hon Secretary.
      

 

Source: MIV,SKP,QWMR, MA
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