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The monument commemorates policemen from the District who have died whilst on duty.

There are plaques to Constable William Dumbrell served with the 41st Battalion and was killed near Sailly-le-Sec on the Somme, France on April 19, 1918, and Constable Frederick White served with the 25th Battalion and was killed with his brother Albert at Morlancourt on the Somme on June 10, 1918 during World War One. During that war, police officers were able to take leave of absence to join the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).


Address:10 - 12 Yarroon Street, Gladstone Police Station , Gladstone, 4680
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.839365
Long: 151.25537
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government


Front Inscription

Gladstone Police District Memorial

"To live in the hearts and minds of those we leave behind is not to die"

Plaque :

In memory of Sergeant Owen Timothy Harms 6052
Officer in Charge Mirìam Vale Police Station
1997 - 2017
`A friend to all'

Plaque :

In memory of Constable Walter William Dumbrell

On leave of absence from the Queensland Police Force whilst stationed at Many Peaks

Killed in Action at the Somme, France 19th April 1918 whilst serving with the 41st Battalion AIF

Plaque :

In memory of Constable Frederick Alexander White

On leave of absence from the Queensland Police Force whilst stationed at Gladstone

Killed in Action at the Somme, France 10th June 1918 whilst serving with the 25th Battalion AIF


Source: MA
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