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Location Ilfracombe Memorial Park, Main Avenue, Ilfracombe, Longreach - Queensland, Australia
Type buildings
Description

The rotunda is a central component of the Ilfracombe War Memorial precinct located in the centre of town on the Landsborough Highway. It features sandstone tile facings and sandstone fence piers supplied by renowned masonry company J.H. Wagner & Sons. The Rotunda is a generic war memorial, with the bronze dedication plaque on the front wall panel honouring those Australians who served in ALL WARS.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 April 2002
Inscription

We Gratefully Honour The Men And Women
Of Ilfracombe And District Who Served
Their Country In Times Of Conflict

- We Remember Them -

Left Side Inscription
Names Of The Fallen From Ilfracombe
World War I

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Names Of The Fallen From Ilfracombe
World War II

[ Names ]

He sleeps not in his native land,
But under foreign skies far from those who loved him,
In a hero`s grave he lies.
He did not shun his country`s call,
But gladly gave his life, his all,
He died, the helpless to defend,
An Australian Soldier`s noble end.

Condition

Good

Names

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THOMSON, John Arthur

Service number 359
Corporal
11th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 22 May 1893

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COADE, Francis Pascoe

Service number 2552A
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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COUNSELL, Cyril Gilbert Holt

Service number 3535
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Nov 1895

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