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Details

Location Brisbane & William Streets, Beaudesert, Scenic Rim - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone monument and comprises a substantial pedestal surmounted by a digger statue and an obelisk. Sandstone lions on rough-cut porphyry bases are located at two corners of the triangle, facing outwards. In front of the east facing lion is a metal drinking fountain.

Built Monument Designer: Standard Masonry Works, Melbourne; modified by Atkinson and Conrad, architects; Monument Manufacturer: W. E. Parsons (Stonemason)
Opened 28 September 1921
Inscription

The Great War.
1914 to 1919

"For their name shall live for ever."

This foundation stone was laid by the Mayoress of Beaudesert, Mrs. H. L. MacDonald on 10th December 1919.

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Plaque :

Dedicated in honour of those men and women of this District who gave their valuable services both at home and abroad who so ably discharged their duties in the Borneo campaign

24th December 1962 - 11th August 1966

Plaque :

Dedicated in honour of those men and women of this District who gave their valuable services both at home and abroad who so ably discharged their duties in the Malaya campaign

16th June 1948 - 31st July 1960

Plaque :

Dedicated in honour of those men and women of this District who gave their valuable services both at home and abroad who so ably discharged their duties in the Korean War

1950 - 1952

Plaque :

Dedicated in honour of those men and women of this District who gave their valuable services both at home and abroad who so ably discharged their duties in the Vietnam campaign

24th December 1962 - 27th January 1973

Left Side Inscription
In honour of those men and women of this district who gave their valuable services, both at home and abroad, and who so ably helped towards victory in the Second World War. 1939 - 1945
Right Side Inscription
Second World War 1939 - 1945

Paid the supreme sacrifice

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Condition

Good

Names

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CAMERON, William Hugh

Service number 443
Lance Corporal
1st Australian General Hospital
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jun 1892

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WILLIAMS, Albert Edward

Service number 1634
Sergeant
2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
AIF WW1
Born 6 Apr 1892

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REYNOLDS, Giulio Cyril

Service number 2876
Corporal
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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DERRICK, John Scott

Service number 1940
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jun 1887

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HILLMAN, Frederick Ernest

Service number 1010
Lance Corporal
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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HINDS, Alfred George

Service number 3053
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 May 1877

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DELPRATT, Bertram Barnard

Service number Q204676
Private
Volunteer Defence Corps (SA)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 26 Sep 1881

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CRONK, William John

Service number 3413
Private
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 4 Oct 1869

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