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30-April-2020 (Rozenn Leard)
30-April-2020 (Rozenn Leard)

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The gates commemorate former students and teachers who had served in World War One.

Designed by Evan Smith, the gates were officially opened on the 22 November 1924 by the Governor of Queensland, Sir Matthew Nathan. The memorial was provided largely from funds subscribed to by parents and those interested in the school.
The Brisbane Courier, 22nd November 1924.



Address:49 Roseby Avenue, Eagle Junction State School , Clayfield , 4011
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.417717
Long: 153.050492
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Evan Smith


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 22nd November, 1924
Left Side Inscription

Eagle Junction State School 

These gates were erected in honour of the ex pupils and teachers who served in the Great War

1914 - 1918

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