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Muckadilla War Memorial honours those who gave their lives in World War Two.

Two hundred district residents paid tribute at the unveiling of the Muckadilla War Memorial to the memory of the late Gunners George Newborn and Sandy Arthur who made the supreme sacrifice in P.O.W. camps. The monument, a granite column on a concrete base, was erected by Muckadilla Memorial Committee and unveiled by Mr. A.M. Blain MHR on the 8th January 1949. Mr Blain spent over 3 years in a Japanese P.O.W. camp. Mr G. Mott, chairman of the committee presided over the service which was conducted by Captain Mansell of the Salvation Army.
Queensland Country Life, 20th January 1949.


Address:Warrego Highway, Muckadilla, 4461
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.584872
Long: 148.38727
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 8th January, 1949
Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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