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The clock tower and chimes were erected to commemorate the men from Kurilpa who enlisted and gave their lives during World War One. Inside the library is an honour roll listing the names of those who served. 

The clock and chimes were erected by the Kurilpa Ladies War Memorial Committee in the Municipal Library Tower in Boundary Street, West End. They were unveiled by Mr J.P. Fry, M.L.A. on the 21st April 1929 and dedicated by Chaplain Lieutenant -Colonel D. S. Brumwell O.B.E.  The President of the Kurilpa Ladies War Memorial Committee, Mrs J.P. Fry then placed a wreath of poppies at the foot of the tower and unveiled the honour roll of 80 names.
The Brisbane Courier, 22nd April 1929




Address:178 Boundary Street, Kurilpa Library, West End, 4101
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.482395
Long: 153.011884
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Clock
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st April, 1929
Front Inscription

Plaque :

The Clock And Chimes In This Tower
            1914 - 1918
Were Erected By The Residents Of Kurilpa
           IN HONOUR
And Appreciation Of Those Who Enlisted From
And Who Participated In The
         GREAT WAR

          IN MEMORIAM

             [ Names ]

Their Name Liveth For Evermore


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