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Ipswich Cemetery Cenotaph
Ipswich Cemetery Cenotaph
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The cenotaph commemorates soldiers of the District who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

On the 2nd July 1932, a joint committee was formed of members of the Anzac Day Celebration Committee and the Ipswich Branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A. to give effect to the proposal to erect a cenotaph at the Ipswich Cemetery as a memorial to the district's fallen soldiers. From public subscriptions at Anzac Day celebrations for the last three years, almost £100 had been collected. The trustees decided to appoach the cemetery for a grant of sufficient land and designs for a suitable memorial were to be sought. The cenotaph was unveiled by Mr Arnold Wienholt M.L.A at a sunset ceremony on the 11th November 1932.
Sunday Mail (Brisbane), 10th July 1932,
Queensland Times (Ipswich) 12th November 1932.


Address:Warwick Road, Ipswich, 4305
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.631582
Long: 152.760079
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Designer:George Brockwell Gill
Monument Manufacturer:Frank Williams & Company (Ipswich, QLD)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th November, 1932
Front Inscription


Their name liveth for evermore


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