Queensland Garden of Remembrance (Pinnaroo), Qld Back to Search

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Location Pinnaroo Cemetery and Crematorium, 285 Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs, Queensland, Australia
Type memorial

The Queensland Garden of Remembrance is situated within the Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery and is operated and maintained by the Office of Australian War Graves.

The original garden was opened in the early 1960s and was extended in 1988.

Set around a large fig tree, the memorial walls have the capacity for 45,500 plaques.

A feature of the garden is a large fig tree around which the plaque walls radiate. The entry building houses the plaque recording the opening of the extended garden in 1988. To the right are columns bearing the emblems of the three services. Beyond the columns lies a lily pond.

Upon entering the garden the fig tree is to the left. A watercourse flows through the garden and leads to a cascading waterfall. The path follows the contour of the extended garden. Occasionally placed copper-clad pergolas provide shaded seating areas surrounded by water plants. The creeper which blooms with attractive yellow flowers, and which covers the pergola is the Lady Slipper vine (Thunbergia mysorensis).

The path continues into the original garden where, at the end, a large shelter is provided. This shelter also houses a large dedication plaque.

The office houses the register books which list the wall and row number of each individual plaque. Office is on site at Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery (located in the middle of the cemetery and separate from the Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery office)

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FAUNT, Edward

Service number QX12328
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 13 Oct 1904

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OLIFENT, James Harry Smith

Service number OFFICER
Born 11 Jun 1869

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PRITCHARD, Granville Noel

Service number QX16089
Born 3 Feb 1916

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ADAIR, Arthur Henry

Service number QX19032
2nd/15th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 5 May 1915

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BENNETT, Arthur Alfred

Service number 21190
7th Field Artillery Brigade
Born 17 Feb 1894

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VICKERS, Patrick John

Service number 01622
Lieutenant Commander
Born 28 Jun 1935

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SAMMON, Francis Michael

Service number QX1976
2nd/2nd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 7 Oct 1910

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CLARK, Frederick Francis

Service number TX6587
2nd/23rd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Apr 1918

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