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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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ANDREWS, George Henry

Service number 2127
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Sep 1888

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MCGARVA, Quinton

Service number 3160
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jul 1895

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YOUNG, Robert George

Service number 1733547
Private
Born 23 Mar 1947

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WHELAN , Norman John

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

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TOPP, Francis Brett

Service number 1200265
Private
6th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (6RAR)
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 26 Jan 1947

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WEIER, George Walter

Service number QX7387
Sergeant
2nd/31st Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 10 Jan 1919

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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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DEVINEY, George Samuel

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

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