Beaudesert War Memorial

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

[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

MCLEARY, Alexander Allan

Service number 1725
Sergeant
3rd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 27 Jul 1892

EGAN, Leslie Charles

Service number Q141034
Private
Born 4 Jan 1896

HANDLEY, John Dilke

Service number 1532
Sergeant
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 28 Aug 1894

DELPRATT, Bertram Barnard

Service number Q204676
Private
Born 26 Sep 1881

PIERCE, Lionel Percy

Service number 495
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Jan 1894

WYATT, John

Service number 227
Private
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 21 Mar 1891

HAYES, Owen Eugene

Service number 4714
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Jun 1894

SHIRLEY, Percival Allan

Service number 3634
Lance Corporal
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Jul 1897

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