Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland

Cemetery Details

Location 329 Nursery Rd, Holland Park, Queensland, Australia
Co‑ordinates S27.526768, E153.076554
Description

Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, 329 Nursery Road, Holland Park QLD 4121  (ph +61 (07) 3349 2001).

Mount Thompson  Memorial  Park holds 98,000 burials and cremations. It provides a sanctuary where reflections and thoughts can flourish and resonate in a tranquil, inviting environment. It is a place of natural, landscaped beauty, maintained by dedicated staff. A place where peace and privacy are cherished and respected.

Situated on the south side of Brisbane, this very large crematorium was established in 1934. Until 1970 it was the only crematorium serving the Brisbane area. The crematorium has two chapels; East Chapel seating 100 and the West Chapel seating 90.

It is owned and operated now by an American Company Mount Thompson Crematorium.

During WWII 1939-45,  87 members of the Australian forces were accorded the last rite of cremation (made up by 3 sailors, 62 soldiers and 22 airmen).

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  2 October 2014.  Lest we forget.

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TESTRO, Henry Alfred

Service number 3026
Saddler Sergeant
1st Divisional Ammunition Column
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jan 1880

CONMEE (KINCHINGTON), James Timothy

Service number NX87456
Lance Corporal
2nd/3rd Pioneer Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 21 Jan 1889

BOARDMAN, John

Service number CHAPLAIN
Captain (Chaplain 4th Class)
Australian Army Chaplains' Department
AIF WW1
Born 21 May 1863

EVERETT, Alfred Bertram

Service number 7504
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 15 Aug 1899

MITCHELL, Charles Vincent Legge

Service number 537
Lieutenant
Born 1889

MAHAFFEY, Henry Robert

Service number 1400102
Private
Born 27 Sep 1915

DOIG, Alexander

Service number 3492
Driver
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Sep 1883

PRETORIUS, Baraud Johnnes

Service number 1857
Sergeant
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Dec 1888