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10-January-2017 (John Huth)
10-January-2017 (John Huth)

Photographs supplied by Maija Liiv / John Huth

The memorial and a tree commemorate Private Andrew Clark who was killed in France during World War One. A new plaque has been placed on the stone.

He was believed to be the only person from the district then known as Sandy Creek to be killed in the war. The area where the monument is located is known as the Private Andrew Clark Memorial Park. 

Mr. and Mrs. A.Clark, of Sandy Creek Annerley, South Brisbane, have been notified of the loss of their eldest son, Private Andrew Clark, 9th Battalion, late 25th, killed in action in France on the 19th March. He left Brisbane on 22nd October, 1915.
Telegraph (Brisbane), 9 April 1918.


Address:Andrew Avenue & Fernvale Road, Private Andrew Clark Memorial Park, Tarragindi, 4121
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.526569
Long: 153.040292
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:18-March-1918
Actual Event End Date:18-March-1918


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September -1926
Front Inscription

This stone was erected and tree planted in memory of Private Andrew Clark

9th Battalion A.I.F.

Killed in action in France 18th March 1918
Aged 26 years

Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends

1914 - 1918

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