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A monument commemorates the 130 local men who died in service or were killed in action in 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
|Address:||Enoggera Terrace, Ithaca War Memorial Park, Paddington, 4064|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.458517|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Manufacturer:||A. H. Thurlow (Brisbane, QLD)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 25th February, 1922|
HONOUR THE BRAVE
ITHACA WAR MEMORIAL
1914 - 1919
ERECTED BY THE TOWNSPEOPLE OF ITHACA IN HONOUR OF THEIR SOLDIERS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
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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.