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Location Anzac Park, Patrick Street, Dalby, Western Downs - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial is bronze "digger" war memorial. This "digger" statue is rare as one of only two in Queensland which are cast in bronze and one of only two known works by London sculptors John Whitehead and Sons in Queensland. The "digger" is based on a Sergeant-Major of the Grenadier Guards and to ensure accuracy of dress, the modelling was supervised by an officer from Australian Headquarters and Australia House lent certain accoutrements for copying.

Built Designed by John Whitehead & Sons (Westminster UK) Built by A. B. Dutton (London UK), J. Shill (Dalby, QLD), Ernest Gunderson (Brisbane, QLD)
Opened by Governor Sir Matthew Nathan
Inscription

1914 1919

In memory of our glorious dead
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1939 1945

In memory of our glorious dead
[ Names ]

Korea War 1950 - 1953
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Condition

Good

Names

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DONISCH, William Frederick

Service number OFFICER
Captain
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Nov 1883

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CARSTENS, Claudius Norman

Service number 149
Private
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 May 1892

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HALLETT, Hurtle Norman

Service number 5348
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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DRANEY, John

Service number 350
Lance Corporal
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jul 1890

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DEVINE, Eric Philip Kemp

Service number 3030
Sergeant
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Oct 1893

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COPE, Gerald Arthur

Service number 6960
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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SLAUGHTER, William Thomas

Service number 434658
Flying Officer
8 Operational Training Unit (RCAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 19 Oct 1924

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RANDALL, Norman Peter

Service number 405324
Flying Officer
No. 76 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 4 Mar 1921

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