Customs House Roll of HonourPrint Page
A wooden honour commemorates Custom House employees who served in World War Two.
The Honour Board at the Brisbane Customs House was unveiled on the 19th December 1951 by the Minister for Trade and Customs, Senator O'Sullivan. The roll bears the names of five Customs men who died in the war and 43 others from Queensland and the Northern Territory who served in the war. The cost of the board was paid by Customs members.
The Courier-Mail, 20th December 1951.
|Address:||Queen Street, Customs House, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.465348|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 19th December, 1951|
COMMONWEALTH DEFENCE FORCES
WORLD WAR II
MEMORIA IN AETERNA
In Memory Of
Those Who Died
AND AS A TRIBUTE TO THE OTHER
43 OFFICERS WHO SERVED.