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Location Boonah Memorial Park, Yeates Avenue & Park Street, Boonah, Scenic Rim - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The marble and granite digger monument was originally erected to commemorate the 374 local men who served during World War One including the sixty-nine who died. A memorial stone at the side of the monument is dedicated to all who served with honour.

Built Frank Williams & Co (Ipswich, QLD)
Opened 31 July 1920 by Mrs G A Bell, who was accompanied by her stalwart sons, two of whom were majors at the Front.
Inscription

1914

1919

Honour

For King and Empire

[ Names ]

Plaque :

Foundation stone laid May 19.1920 by General Sir W. Birdwood G.C.M.G., K.C.B. K.C.S.J. C.I.E. A.D.C.

Monument unveiled July 31.1920 by Mrs. G. A. Bell, on the occasion of the visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales

Inscription in Proximity
Dedicated to all who served and served with honour

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II

1945 - 2005

Unveiled by Cr. R. Smith

V.P. Day 15th August 2005

Condition

Good

Names

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GRANT, Alexander George

Service number 4533
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Mar 1875

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BRUMWELL, Donald Stanley

Service number QX43790
Captain
Born 21 Apr 1887

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SLATTER, George Philip

Service number 136
Sergeant
11th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1

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MCKAY, Archibald Alfred John

Service number 489
Sapper
5th Divisional Signal Company
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jan 1896

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GRAHAM, John

Service number 1136
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Feb 1892

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MCBRIDE, Andrew Curry

Service number 877
Corporal
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Apr 1889

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MILLER, William Casper

Service number 1776
Lance Corporal
1st Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 1898

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YARROW, James Alexander

Service number 4798
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Nov 1899

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