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Location Memorial Park, Monument & John Streets, Ravenshoe, Tablelands - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial

Miniature Digger statue atop the structure.
Set under a canopy supported by 3 pillars, the triangular memorial has 3 sets of names. The front plaque reads: In loving recognition of the bravery of our gallant boys during the Great War 1914-1919, and lists 8 names carved directly on to the memorial. Also carved into the memorial are the words: Made the Supreme Sacrifice, and under that is a plaque reading: Paid Supreme Sacrifice with 3 columns - 1914-1919, 8 names (same as above); 1939-1945, 7 names, and Vietnam, 2 names.
The second side of the triangle reads: On Active Service, with 11 names carved into the memorial and a plaque underneath reading: After Hostilities Ceased - 1914-1919, 14 names; 1939-1945, 7 names.
The third side of the triangle reads: On Active Service, with 10 names carved into the memorial.

The memorial originally stood at the intersection of Grigg and Monument Streets, surrounded by a low chain fence supported by concrete piers to protect the memorial from traffic turning at the main intersection. It has been relocated to Ravensoe Memorial Park next to the Bowls Club on Monument Street.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened by Mr. Theodore, Premier of Queensland

In loving recognition of the bravery of our gallant boys during the Great War

1914 - 1919


Made the Supreme Sacrifice.

Plaque :

Paid supreme sacrifice

1914 - 1919 1939 - 1945 Vietnam
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BLAKENEY, John St Ledger

Service number 3466
47th Infantry Battalion
Born 1883

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PATERSON, James Everest

Service number 414825
Flight Sergeant
No. 104 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 21 Dec 1921

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Service number 414988
Flying Officer
Born 22 Feb 1923

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WESTON, Leslie James

Service number 1731955
Born 6 Aug 1945

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BIGGS, George Gordon St John

Service number QX32944
Infantry Training Battalions
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 13 Nov 1908

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COOK, Samuel Melville

Service number 987
5th Light Horse Regiment
Born 19 Sep 1886

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WILSON, Robert Barclay

Service number 1201940
1st Field Squadron
Australian Army (Post WW2)
Born 9 Mar 1948

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