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26-June-2015
26-June-2015

Photographs supplied by Judith Nissen

A cross commemorates those who served in World One.  The cross was relocated from Burrowes Street to the Memorial Park in 1965.

The memorial in the shape of a Cross of Remembrance and erected to the memory of those of Surat and District who had paid the supreme sacrifice in World War One was unveiled on Armistice Day 1931. The monument was a design chosen by the War Graves Commission and two of the panels on the octagon base bear the names of the 14 fallen. The top of the monument is surmounted by a glass globe which has an electric light illumination. The memorial was unveiled by Councillor Alex Simpson , Chairman of the Waroo Shire Council.
Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba),
14th November 1931.

Location

Address:Marcus & Charlotte Streets, Memorial Park, Surat, 4417
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.151192
Long: 149.070422
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1931
Front Inscription
Their name liveth for evermore
Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,SKP,QWMR
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