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16-March-2018 (John Huth)
16-March-2018 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Judith Nissen / John Huth / Henry Moulds

The cross commemorates those from Surat and District who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The cross was relocated from Burrowes Street to the Memorial Park in 1965.

The memorial in the shape of a Cross of Remembrance and erected to the memory of those of Surat and District who had paid the supreme sacrifice in World War One was unveiled on Armistice Day 1931. The monument was a design chosen by the War Graves Commission and two of the panels on the octagon base bear the names of the 14 fallen. The top of the monument is surmounted by a glass globe which has an electric light illumination. The memorial was unveiled by Councillor Alex Simpson , Chairman of the Waroo Shire Council.
Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba),
14th November 1931.


Address:Marcus & Charlotte Streets, Surat Memorial Park, Surat, 4417
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.151192
Long: 149.070422
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Cross
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1931
Front Inscription

Their name liveth for evermore.

Left Side Inscription

Beaumont B. L.
Brophy A. K.
Capel R.
Davidson J. M.
Dean S.
Gunn A. A. M.

Back Inscription
Burow R. A.
Campbell J.
Deignan D.
Elmes J.
Green A. J.
McCormack E.
Nason R.
Neill R. N.
Neill W. B.
Wilson H.
Right Side Inscription

Harms P.
McPhie A.
Ryan B.
Underwood R.
Williams A. E.
Wood N. C.

Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au