Pittsworth Great War Honoured Dead

Details

Location Soldiers Memorial School of Arts, Yandilla Street, Pittsworth, Toowoomba - Queensland, Australia
Type honour_roll
Description

White marble with intricate carving at top (wreath) and sides

Pittsworth Thursday.
Names of all returned soldiers and those who made the supreme sacrifice have been placed in position at the local Soldiers' Memorial School of Arts, the work being executed by Messrs. Bruce Bros., monumental masons of Toowoomba. The lifting of the heavy marble slabs was a task that required strength and skill, but many willing hands made light work of it. The tablets are most beautifully designed and add considerably to the beauty and dignity of the building. They are certainly something which the town and district can be justly proud, and the many who have witnessed the tablets being placed in position have commented most favourably on them.

The tablet containing the names of the fallen soldiers is particularly well designed. On the top portion is a beautifully engraved wreath. On one side are engraved wattle leaves and on the other gum leaves. On this stone the inscription reads: "Roll of Honour. The Great War 1914-18. Our Honoured Dead." Underneath, the names of those who made the supreme sacrifice appear; and at the foot is engraved: "Greater love hath no man than this." On the other tablet a similar heading is engraved with a subheading: "Served and Returned." At the foot of the tablet, of "Our Honoured Dead" is the foundation stone. The substantial memorial brick fence erected to the memory of the late Mr. J.G. Brown, whose efforts in connection with the memorial will never be forgotten, contains a beautiful marble slab at the entrance gates with an inscription to the memory of Mr. Brown.
Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs Gazette (Qld.),
11 January 1930.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 24 May 1930
Inscription

ROLL OF HONOUR
THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
OUR HONOURED DEAD

(Names)

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS

#SHOULD READ SCANLAN

Condition

Good

Names

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HOLLEY, Clifford

Service number 538
Lance Corporal
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

STOWER, Robert William

Service number 713
Driver
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 6 Oct 1888

SCANLAN, Michael Connor

Service number 519
Corporal
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Oct 1879

HOGARTH, Joseph

Service number 1725
Driver
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1877

FLEGLER, Henry Peter

Service number 1619
Trooper
4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 1 Apr 1888

LEE, Leonidas

Service number 7169
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jul 1895

KRIEG, Louis Paul

Service number 228
Flying Officer
No. 1 Squadron
Australian Flying Corps
AIF WW1
Born 24 Oct 1893

BAYNES, Edgar

Service number 2282
Bombardier
Born 1881

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