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Location Bicentennial Park, Campbell & McDonald Streets, Oakey, Toowoomba - Queensland, Australia
Type Monument
Description

The original war memorial was relocated from the middle of the main street near the railway line to a position next to the Council Chambers.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 28 August 1922 by Sir Matthew Nathan, His Excellency the Governor of Queensland
Inscription

Front Inscription
(Names)

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN PROUD REMEMBRANCE
OF THOSE FROM THE SHIRE OF
JONDARYAN AND OAKEY DISTRICT,
WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

OAKEY WAR MEMORIAL
Original column erected in Campbell Street in 1922
Relocated and incorporated into this Memorial
Re-dedication plaque unveiled by
Cr Peter Taylor
Mayor
Jondaryan Shire Council
13 April 2000

Condition

Good

Names

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GRATTON, Joseph

Service number 2872
Private

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MASON, Bertram George Stanley

Service number QX33504
Major
5 Advanced Ordnance Depot
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 16 Aug 1893

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RAFF, Francis Hewson

Service number 3719B
Private
2nd Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jun 1898

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STOWER, Robert William

Service number 713
Driver
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 6 Oct 1888

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AFFLECK, John Eric

Service number 640
Private
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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AFFLECK, Alexander James

Service number Q230013
Lieutenant
23rd Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps
Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2)
Born 10 May 1891

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RUDDICK, William Abraham Halliday

Service number 257
Sergeant
1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
AIF WW1
Born 11 Oct 1887

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WHEELDON, Alston Lyle

Service number 501
Sergeant
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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