Caboolture War Memorial

Details

Location Town Square, King Street, Caboolture, Moreton Bay - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Black granite obelisk in front of grey granite wall

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 7 November 1999
Inscription

BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS

Plaque :

In memory of Korea
1950 - 1956

Plaque :

THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO ALL CITIZENS OF CABOOLTURE & DISTRICT WHO FOUGHT AND DIED TO PRESERVE THE FREEDOM OF THIS GREAT LAND, AUSTRALIA.

OFFICIALLY OPENED ON 7TH NOVEMBER 1999 BY HIS EXCELLENCY MAJOR GENERAL PETER ARNISON A. O., THE GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND.

CONSECRATED BY THE MOST REVEREND D. J. BALL

Left Side Inscription
World War I
[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

11 November 2013

After refurbishment and relocation, this monument was opened by Air Commodore Mark Gower OAM representing the Governor of Queensland

Reconsecrated by Chaplain Lyall Cowell

This refurbishment was made possible by funding from the Federal Government, Moreton Bay Regional Council, RSL (Queensland Branch) Caboolture Morayfield and District Sub Branch Inc and the local community

Back Inscription
Plaque :

Dedicated to those who served in HMA ships attached to the FESR in South-East Asia
1955 - 1971

Lest We Forget

1955 - 1971 Far East Strategic Reserve

ANZAC Arunta Curlew Derwent Duchess Gull Hawk Ibis Melbourne Parramatta Quadrant Queenborough

Quiberon Quickmatch Snipe Stuart Supply Swan Sydney Teal Tobruk Vampire Vendetta Voyager Warramunga Yarra

`For freedom we served`

Plaque :

Major donors

Department of Veterans Affairs
Moreton Bay Regional Council
RSL Queensland Branch
Caboolture Morayfield and District RSL Sub Branch
Bunnings Warehouse
Caboolture State High School SRC 2013
Grace Lutheran High School Caboolture Campus SRC 2013
Morayfield State High School SRC 2012
Ralph Ashton ABCD RAN
Lindsay Clem
In memory of Lynette 9 September 2012
Ron Colman and family
Tony Di Pede
Edna and Robyn Russell
Willmann / Evans family

Right Side Inscription
World War II
[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Erected with the generosity of the Caboolture R. & S. L. Sub-Branch
Caboolture Shire Council
Department of Veterans`Affairs
Caboolture R. & S. L. Services Memorial Club Inc

Caboolture R. & S. L. Sub-Branch President : Mr Ken Miller
Caboolture Shire Council Cr : Tom McLoughlin

Inscription in Proximity
Left Wall :

Boer War World War I World War II Somalia Rwanda East Timor Iraq

Right Wall :

Korea Malaya Borneo South Vietnam Afghanistan Peacekeepers

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

MATTHEWS, William Edgar

Service number 5098
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Feb 1895

TEMPLEMAN, William Henry Sidney

Service number 5762
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1896

COBB, Henry William Albert

Service number QX6313
Captain
2nd/7th Cavalry (Commando) Regiment
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 2 Apr 1915

TAYLOR, Hubert Lancelot

Service number 955
Sergeant
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Oct 1896

KEILLOR, Robert Errick

Service number 2832
Private
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Oct 1896

TURNBULL, Joseph Henry

Service number 3945
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Jul 1895

POULTON, George Henry

Service number 1257
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Sep 1898

KEILLOR, Thomas Henry

Service number 6558
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Jun 1890

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