Chinchilla War Memorial

Details

Location Fuller Place , Heeney Street, Chinchilla, Western Downs - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The base of the new restored memorial is made of the original stone and the marble panels from the 1919 memorial have been re-used on this memorial. An aluminium spire replaces the original digger statue. The new restored memorial and a commemorative plaque in honour of the men and women of the Shire of Chinchilla who have served in the armed forces were unveiled and rededicated on the 17th March 1979.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 17 March 1979 by Cr. C H FULLER, M.B.E.
Inscription

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Plaque :

This commemorative plaque was unveiled on Saturday 17th March, 1979 by Cr. C. H. Fuller, M.B.E., in honour of the men and women of the Shire of Chinchilla who have served in the Australian armed forces

Plaque :

This memorial was dedicated on 17th March 1979 by Rev. Fr. K. Stevenson

The Thanksgivinig prayer was offered by Rev. Fr. C. Leahy

Left Side Inscription
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Back Inscription
Erected by the residents to show their appreciation of those who enlisted from the District.

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Right Side Inscription
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Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

STURGESS, Murvyn Henry

Service number 3634
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Mar 1897

MASSIE, Ernest Edward

Service number 4854
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Oct 1894

KOSTER , William Frederick

Service number 589
Private
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Nov 1893

DUNLOP, William

Service number 625
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

EBZERY, Christopher

Service number 2769B
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Aug 1879

GEARY, Martin

Service number 3812A
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Sep 1894

CHANDLER, Ernest

Service number 6483
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Dec 1890

SAARIJARVI, Adolph

Service number 2709A
Private
4th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Feb 1877

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