Blackall War Memorial

Details

Location Blackall Memorial Park, Landsborough Highway & Hawthorn Street, Blackall, Blackall Tambo - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

At a meeting of the War Memorial Committee on the 16th February 1927, the tenders for the war memorial which is to be a Cleopatra's needle type in grey granite was considered and the tender given to Petrie Brothers (Brisbane). The work was to commence immediately for unveiling on Anzac Day.
The Longreach Leader, 18th February 1927

Built A. L. Petrie & Sons (Toowong, QLD)
Opened 25 April 1927
Inscription

Fallen Comrades

1914 - 1918

[ Names ]

Plaque :

Blackall Cenotaph re-dedicated on 25th April 2009

Mr Vaughan Johnson MP Member for Gregory
Councillor Jan Ross Mayor Blackall - Tambo Regional Council
Colonel Steve Goltz Official military guest
Major Terry Brennan President Blackall RSL Sub Branch
Chaplain Morgan Batt Australian army
Mr David Jackson President Blackall Rotary Club

Concept & design by Ms N. Billing & Ms R. M. Adams

Constructed by K. D. & E. A. Spinks Fencing & Concrete Contractors

Left Side Inscription
Their name liveth for evermore

Back Inscription
Fallen Comrades

1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Vietnam War

1962 - 1975

P. R. Goody

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

BANKS, Richard

Service number 27957
Gunner
5th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1888

CASTREE, John Henry

Service number 2565
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Nov 1890

BLACKSTOCK, William David

Service number 404230
Flying Officer
No. 459 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 21 Jan 1921

WICKS, Bert

Service number 1627
Gunner
14th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1897

GOODY, Phillip Raymond

Service number 1734847
Lance Corporal
Born 25 Mar 1948

CASTREE, Claude Edward

Service number 2232A
Corporal
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

COOPER, Robert

Service number 3114
Trooper
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1888

NICOLSON, Donald Cameron

Service number 1732
Sergeant
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Dec 1888

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