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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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HOLDING, Charles Gustav

Service number 1935
Private
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 May 1895

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BROOK, Archibald Victor

Service number 3066
Driver
5th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 8 Jun 1894

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MCKAY, Donald Gunn

Service number 3858
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Apr 1890

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YARROW, James Alexander

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

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MEYERS, Ernest Henry William

Service number Q140646
Colonel
9th (QLD) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 18 Dec 1896

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TAYLOR, John

Service number 3604
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Apr 1870

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NEWLOVE, Everson Wilsby

Service number 1270
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jul 1893

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KUBLER, Herbert Harold

Service number 3316
Private
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 May 1895

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