South Sea Islanders Memorial StonePrint Page
Memorial stone commemorates South Sea Islanders who were laid to rest in the Sandhills Historical South Sea Islander Cemetery also known as the Joskeleigh Cemetery.
Joskeleigh Cemetery is important in illustrating the pattern of Queensland`s history as evidence of the development of Joskeleigh and surrounding area as a settlement predominantly of South Sea Islander people, who owned or leased land, farmed it, and lived in the area since the 1890s.
|Address:||Joskeleigh Road, Cemetery, Joskeleigh, 4702|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -23.367608|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
THIS PLAQUE HAS BEEN DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE TWENTY-TWO SOUTH SEA ISLANDER MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN LAID TO REST HERE IN THEIR OWN SPECIAL CEMETERY .
MIZPAH GENESIS. 31-49
THE LORD WATCH BETWEEN ME AND THE WHEN WE ARE ABSENT ONE FROM ANOTHER
TOM BARCON WAS TAKEN TO WOORABINDA.
JIMMY HAYNES WAS FOUND DEAD BESIDE THE RAILWAY LINE AT BROADMEADOWS.
MAY WE NEVER FORGET THER LABOUR