Stephens Shire Memorial GatesPrint Page
These gates were erected by the women of Stephens Shire to commemorate the men from the Shire who fought in World War One.
The Stephens Shire Gates on Ipswich Road were unveiled by Major S.H. Bruche on the 8th October 1921 in a preliminary ceremony prior to the unveiling of the Fallen Soldiers Memorial in Yeronga Park. Speeches were made by the Chairman, Councillor F. A. Stimpson and Mr. D. F. Denham who paid tribute to the work of the women of the shire in the task of raising funds for the memorial .
The Brisbane Courier, 10th October 1921.
|Address:||Ipswich Road, Yeronga Memorial Park, Yeronga, 4104|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.520283|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 8th October, 1921|
WERE ERECTED BY
THE WOMEN OF
IN HONOR OF THE
MEN WHO FOUGHT
WOMEN WORKERS OF