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Location Herbert Street, Bowen, Whitsunday - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial was relocated from Gordon Street to Herbert Street. The memorial stands on a granite base with a low granite fence, set into paving which connects both traffic lanes. The sandstone digger stands with head bowed and arms reversed atop a clock tower. The clocks were damaged in a cyclone in 1958 and have not been replaced.

Built A. L. Petrie & Sons (Toowong, QLD)
Opened 25 April 1926
Inscription

Erected by the citizens of Bowen, in honour of those who fell in the Great War
1914 - 1919

"Their name liveth for evermore."

We will remember them

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Second World War 1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
[ Names ]

Vietnam War

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Second World War 1939 - 1945

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Condition

Good

Names

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NICOLSON, Donald Cameron

Service number 1732
Sergeant
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Dec 1888

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GARGET, Edward

Service number 2138
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Jan 1894

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MATHERS, Ian George

Service number 2794496
Second Lieutenant
12th Field Regiment
Australian Army (post WW2)
Born 3 Jan 1949

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WOMAL, Norman James

Service number 15170
Corporal
5th Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR)
Australian Army (post WW2)
Born 2 Feb 1938

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MASSY, Charles Bute

Service number 402
Driver
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jan 1891

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MARSHALL, Valroy Turon

Service number 14872
Sapper
13th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 5 Oct 1893

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HUGHES, Rodney Donald

Service number 1201350
Private
1st Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR)
Australian Army (post WW2)
Born 27 May 1948

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BLACK, Trevor Ralph

Service number 1734408
Private
9th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR)
Australian Army (post WW2)
Born 3 Sep 1947

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