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23-September-2013
23-September-2013

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Gympie Memorial Pool was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

The firm of Messrs Day and Grimes Pty. Ltd. donated £50 towards the Gympie War Memorial Swimming Pool fund. The committee is seeking £10,000 through public subscription for the construction of the pool.
Nambour Chronicle and North Coast Advertiser, 11th September 1953.

Location

Address:River Road, Gympie, 4570
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.192437
Long: 152.660646
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
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 3rd December, 1960
Front Inscription

GYMPIE MEMORIAL POOL

Left Side Inscription

                       CITY OF GYMPIE
             WAR MEMORIAL OLYMPIC POOL
                            1939 - 1945
                "IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN "
                                OPENED BY
HIS EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND
COLONEL SIR HENRY ABEL SMITH K.C.V.O., D.S.O.

                   3rd DECEMBER 1960
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
                 

Right Side Inscription

                       CITY OF GYMPIE
                      AN APPRECIATION
  TO THE GENEROSITY OF THE CITIZENS
   AND THE MEMORIAL POLL COMMITTEE
       MAYOR - ALD. RONALD N. WITHAM
ALD. J.E.KIDD                                 ALD.E.J.S.GRICE
ALD.W.R.STALLEY                         ALD. O.G.JOHNSTON
ALD.T.R.WILBRAHAM                    ALD.L.J.W. TAYLOR
ALD. H. BATH                                 ALD.S.B.DUNSTAN

JACK MULHOLLAND M.Sc. M.E            W.Z.PETERS
CONSULTING ENGINEER                      TOWN CLERK

Source: MA,SKP
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