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Rosewood Shire Council Honour Board honours those from the shire who served in World War One.  The Honour Board, is adorned with metal plaques naming 270 district soldiers from the former surrounding shires.

On the 6th December 1919, the Rosewood Shire Honour Board was unveiled by the Chairman of the Rosewood Shire Council, Councillor H Dutney. The Honour Board contains the names of 270 district soldiers which are inscribed on metal plates. On either side is a figure of a soldier with suitable scrollings. Prior to the unveiling, a procession marched from the Shire Council Office to the railway station where the unveiling was performed. The procession was headed by the Ipswich City Vice-Regal Band and a contingent of returned soldiers under the command of Lieutenant -Colonel K.M. O'Donnell and Captain D.J.Binnie.
Queensland Times (Ipswich), 8th December 1919.


Address:Mill Street, Memorial Hall, Rosewood, 4340
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.644121
Long: 152.591138
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th December, 1919
Source: SKP,QWMR, MA
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