Booyal Memorial HallPrint Page Print this page

The hall was erected by the returned soldiers to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. 

On Friday last (Armistice Day), Lieut.- Colonel C. F. Corser performed the opening ceremony of a memorial hall at Booyal, erected chiefly as a result of the efforts of returned soldiers. The function took place in the afternoon, when a short service was held by Rev. Atkins, of Childers, after which Lieut.-Colonel Corser opened the hall, and unveiled the honour boards,one bearing the names of the fallen and the other, those who had returned.  "The Last Post" was sounded, and one minutes silence observed. 
Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld), 15 November 1921. 


Address:40 Causeway Road, Booyal, 4671
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.217634
Long: 152.035932
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
View Google Map


Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th November, 1921
Front Inscription

Erected by the returned soldiers of Booyal

The Great War 1914 -18

In memory of our fallen comrades


Source: QWMR, MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au