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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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EGAN, Leslie Charles

Service number Q141034
Private
Born 4 Jan 1896

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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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STEPHENS, John Lorimer

Service number 4783
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1886

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MARKWELL, William Ernest

Service number OFFICER
Major
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 23 Dec 1889

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CROZIER, Thomas Edward

Service number 3541
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Aug 1898

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HAYES, Owen Eugene

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

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CROZIER, John Francis

Service number 2634
Trooper
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 5 Dec 1888

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SHIRLEY, Percival Allan

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

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