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Lakes Creek War Memorial was erected by the Australian Manufacturing Industries Employees Union (AMIEU) members of the Slaughtering and Casing Department, Lakes Creek Meat Works and commemorates those from the Meat Works who served in World War two. Tributes are also on the monument to Prime Minister John Curtin and General Douglas Macarthur.

The manager of C.Q.M. E. Co. , Mr A.H. Paterson unveiled the war memorial on the 28th November 1947 which members of the casing and slaughtering departments at Lakes Creek had erected and dedicated to the memory of servicemen who enlisted from those departments.
The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton) 4th December 1947.

Location

Address:Emu Park Road, Koongal, 4701
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.374079
Long: 150.550635
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th November, 1947
Front Inscription

This Monument Commemorates
Our Comrades Of The Fighting Services
From The Slaughtering And Casing Dept. CQME Co.
             1939-1945.
                  R.A.N.
                (Names) 
                  A.I.F.
               (Names)

Erected By A.M.I.E.U. Members
     Of The Slaughtering 
And Casing Dept Lakes Creek 

Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
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