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02-March-2016
02-March-2016

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / John Huth / Roger Johnson

The West Ipswich and One Mile War Memorial was originally erected in Brisbane Street near Hooper Street in 1917.  It commemorates 55 members of the West Ipswich and One Mile communities who served in World War One.  

It was relocated to Leichhardt Park on 16 April 2004. A commemorative plaque was unveiled on the 3rd September 2005 recording this event.

Location

Address:1A Old Toowoomba Road, Leichhardt Park, One Mile, 4305
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.626669
Long: 152.745291
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:Frank Williams & Co (Ipswich, QLD)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 24th November, 1917
Front Inscription

1914     1919

HONOUR TO OUR BOYS

West Ipswich &  One Mile Honour Roll

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Inscription in Proximity

This World War 1 Memorial Commemorative Plaque was unveiled by MAJOR GENERAL ASH POWER, CSC COMMANDER 1st DIVISION           ENOGGERA on Saturday 3 September 2005 in the presence of Cr Paul Pisasale Mayor City of Ipswich,
Reverend Robert Walker
Returned & Services League of Australia Moreton District,
Cr Charlie Pisasale Division 8 City of Ipswich.

Originally erected in Brisbane Street, West Ipswich and commemorated in November 1917, this monument to 55 members of the West Ipswich and One Mile communities was relocated to Leichhardt Park on 16 April 2004

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