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Laidley Memorial Park Gates
Laidley Memorial Park Gates

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Laidley Memorial Park Gates are flanked by two marble panels which contain the roll of honour for men and women of the Laidley District who served in World War One.

The Fallen Soldiers Memorial and Soldiers Honour Roll are now being erected at Laidley. The memorial is a an obelisk of grey granite which is 22 feet high.  Three marble tablets contain the names of the men from the Laidley Shire who paid the supreme sacrifice and on the fourth tablet will be a suitable inscription. The soldiers honour roll is a gate archway constructed of grey granite with a bronze lintel with the inscription. On two marble tablets are engraved the names of all the men who enlisted from the Laidley Shire or were residents in the Shire when they enlisted for service. The gates and war memorial were unveiled by the Governor of Queensland, Sir Matthew Nathan on the 15th February 1923.
The Brisbane Courier, 1st February 1923

Location

Address:Patrick Street & Whites Road, Laidley, 4341
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.633448
Long: 152.393576
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 15th February, 1923
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL HAS BEEN ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS
OF LAIDLEY AND DISTRICT TO DO HONOUR TO THOSE
BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO OFFERED THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

Left Side Inscription

(NAMES)

Right Side Inscription

(NAMES)

Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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