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Pomaily School War Memorial commemorates past scholars of Pomaily School who served in World War One. Surrounded by a wrought iron fence, the obelisk sits on a sandstone plinth and is supported on a two tier concrete base. The school no longer exists.

The soldiers memorial obelisk was unveiled in Pomaily in December 1918. The community had sent 18 young men to war and at the time of the unveiling 3 had paid the supreme sacrifice. The Reverend W Smith, the Presbyterian Minister, delivered an appropriate address after which Mrs Smith unveiled the memorial.
The Brisbane Courier (Qld), 23rd December 1918.

Location

Address:664 Blackmans Gap Road, Leased area off Vanderwolf`s Road. Entry permission should be sought., Colosseum, 4677
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.385822
Long: 151.525488
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
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Front Inscription

             P.S
 POMAILY SCHOOL
     IN HONOUR
              OF
  PAST SCHOLARS
WHO SERVED IN THE
      GREAT WAR
       1914 - 1920

 

        (names)

Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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