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Location Former TAFE College, 29 Ingham Road, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

Marble memorial tablets were inscribed the names of 200 who had been scholars attending the school and of whom they were well proud. Of these 17 were killed and 3 others died, a total of 20 who made the supreme sacrifice, just 10 percent of the whole. Thirtyone were wounded, two were gassed and one was taken prisoner of war. The total cost of the memorial gate was £430.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 9 December 1921 by Mayor (Alderman W.H.Green)
Inscription

Their name liveth forever

1914 1919

(On Gate)

Soldiers Memorial Gate of Honour

Left Side Inscription
Honour Roll

Townsville West State School

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Honour Roll

Townsville West State School

[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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NORRIS, William John

Service number 4759
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Jan 1892

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DRAPER, William

Service number 3665
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Nov 1893

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SMITH, John Inglis

Service number 2204
Corporal
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born May 1895

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PRICE, Frederick William

Service number 2226
Sapper
4th Divisional Signal Company
AIF WW1
Born 18 Dec 1896

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VIDLER, George Thomas

Service number 6394
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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PHILLIPS, John

Service number 4
Sergeant
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Sep 1891

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PRICE, Ernest Edward

Service number 3447
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jul 1892

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CRIPPS, Bernard Allanson

Service number Q185231
Captain
HQ Instructional Details (AMF)
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 11 Sep 1894

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