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Location Littleton Park, Old College Road & Park Lane, Gatton, Lockyer Valley - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

White Marble (4 pillars with roof structure supporting seated mother)
Plinth in centre

Gatton and District War Memorial for WW1 erected by a Memorial Committee and funded by public subscription at a cost of a little over 500 pounds. At the laying of the foundation stone on 22 April 1922 it was said to be an expression of sympathy with the Mothers of the Fallen Soldiers. It bears the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice in WW1 and subsequent wars.

Built Frank Williams & Co, Ipswich, Qld.
Opened 14 November 1922 by Governor of Queensland Sir Matthew Nathan
Inscription

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

1914-1919
(Names)

1939 -1945
(Names)

VIETNAM WAR
(Names

Condition

Good

Names

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YOUNG, Robert George

Service number 1733547
Trooper
3rd Cavalry Regiment
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 23 Mar 1947

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BROOKING, Edgar

Service number 6955
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Dec 1892

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WHELAN , Norman John

Service number 363
Corporal
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Aug 1896

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DAVIDSON, James Marshall

Service number 20937
Gunner
12th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 22 Nov 1885

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EAMES, Henry

Service number 3799
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 May 1893

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CURRIE, Charles Norman

Service number 3528A
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jul 1888

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ANDREWS, James Martin

Service number 4357
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Jun 1890

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MCALLISTER, William James Alexander

Service number 176
Trooper
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 20 Feb 1893

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