Gatton Weeping Mother Memorial Back to Search

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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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BROOKING, Edgar

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

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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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TOPP, Francis Brett

Service number 1200265
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army
Born 26 Jan 1947

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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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WHELAN , Norman John

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

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DEVINEY, George Samuel

Service number 3375
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Jan 1895

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CURRIE, Charles Norman

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

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SPEERING, Keith Dawson

Service number 26
Lieutenant
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Nov 1895

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