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27-May-2014
27-May-2014

The clock tower and chimes were erected to commemorate the men from Kurilpa who enlisted and gave their lives during World War One.

The clock and chimes were erected by the Kurilpa Ladies War Memorial Committee in the Municipal Library Tower in Boundary Street , West End. They were unveiled by Mr J.P. Fry, M.L.A. on the 21st April 1929 and dedicated by Chaplain Lieutenant -Colonel D. S. Brumwell O.B.E.  The President of the Kurilpa Ladies War Memorial Committee, Mrs J.P.Fry then placed a wreath of poppies at the foot of the tower and unveiled the honour roll of 80 names.
The Brisbane Courier, 22nd April 1929


 

 

Location

Address:178 Boundary Street, Kurilpa Library, West End, 4101
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.482395
Long: 153.011884
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st April, 1929
Front Inscription

Plaque :

The clock and chimes in this tower

1914 - 1918

Were erected by the residents of Kurilpa in honour and appreciation of those who enlisted from Kurilpa and who participated in the Great War

In memoriam

[ Names ]

Their name liveth for evermore

 

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