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24-October-2014
24-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Memorial commemorates Myra Jones B.E.M. who was a major contributor to the Rocky Creek War Memorial Park. Myra nursed at the 2/2nd Australian General Hospital which was located at Rocky Creek during World War Two.

The Rocky Creek Memorial Park was established in 1995 primarily through the initial efforts of Tim Foley, Mark Alcock and Myra Jones.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway , Rocky Creek Memorial Park , Rocky Creek , 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.182329
Long: 145.454925
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Front Inscription
                      IN MEMORY OF
MYRA RUBY JONES (SCHEU) B.E.M.
    4 JUNE 1918 - 9 SEPTEMBER 2008
        QFX51645  A.I.F. 2/2/ AGH VAD
AAMWS JUNE 1940 - 18 SEPTEMBER 1945

MYRA'S VISION AND PASSION MADE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION  TO THE DEVELOMENT OF THE ROCKY CREEK WAR MEMORIAL PARK, A SIGNIFICANT WORLD WAR TWO HISTORICAL SITE WHERE MYRA NURSED

        SHE TOUCHED SO MANY LIVES
Source: MA
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