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Barcaldine Memorial Gates
Barcaldine Memorial Gates

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Roger Johnson

The Memorial Gates commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

In May 1954, the War Memorial Committee accepted a tender of approximately £1000 for the erection of memorial gates to the fallen of the 1939 - 1945 war. At that time donations totalled £350 but the committee planned to raise the balnce with futher donations expected once the work had commenced.
The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton), 20th May 1954.

 

Location

Address:Ash Street, Outside Shire Council Chambers, Barcaldine, 4725
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.553724
Long: 145.289026
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd May, 1959
Front Inscription

WORLD WAR II
1939           1945

       (PLAQUE)
THESE MEMORIAL GATES WERE UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCY SIR HENRY ABEL SMITH K.C.V.D.S.C.  GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND ON THE SECOND OF MAY 1959.

 

Left Side Inscription

(Inside Pillar )
IN MEMORIAM
(NAMES)

(Outside Pillar )

BARCALDINE
ROLL OF HONOUR
WORLD WAR 2

Right Side Inscription

(Inside Pillar )
IN MEMORIAM
(NAMES)

(Outside Pillar )

BARCALDINE
ROLL OF HONOUR
WORLD WAR 2

Source: MA,MIV,QWMR
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