Childers Memorial Hall (Isis District Pictorial War Memorial) Back to Search

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Location Churchill & Lord Streets, Childers, Bundaberg - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The Isis District War Memorial and Council Chambers is a one story masonry building, and the western wing of the building accommodates the War Memorial room. The War Memorial is entered via a sloping ramp and through a pair of tall, timber panelled doors. Dark timber honour boards stretch across all four walls of the room. There are two boards on the eastern wall, the upper one is in memory of the men who died in action in World War Two and is surmounted by an ornate timber pediment. The lower boards are in memory of the men who died in World War One. The boards are inscribed with gilt lettering and have a row of copper plaques mounted upon them. Each plaque is dedicated to the memory of an individual soldier and is embossed with the years of the war, the badge of the Australian Imperial Force and an oval-shaped photograph of the soldier framed by a pair of weeping women and the words “in memory of”. The soldiers’ names are engraved on small plaques below. The plaques for World War One are brass and for World War Two, chrome. The room is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.

Source: Monument Australia

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 April 1926
Inscription

ISIS DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL

Commemoration Tablet

This Memorial Hall was opened on ANZAC Day April 25th 1926

Condition

Good

Names

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HARWOOD, William Maxwell

Service number 369
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1887

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STEPHENS, John Lorimer

Service number 4783
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1886

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MANDERSON, Thomas

Service number 429
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Sep 1889

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TERKELSEN, Stanley Jackson

Service number Q24978
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Sep 1918

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HAY, Clarence Norman Edward

Service number 6026
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1895

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TURNER, Alfred John Belford

Service number 43865
Aircraftman
4 School of Technical Training Adelaide
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 26 Apr 1911

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TAYLOR, Joseph Henry

Service number 3656
Private
2nd Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 May 1885

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DEDMAN, Thomas

Service number 2592
Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jul 1884

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