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Location ANZAC Memorial Park, Landsborough Highway & Galah Street, Longreach, Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The War Memorial is a stone obelisk in Anzac Memorial Park. It records the names of 51 fallen and 88 returned from the First World War.

Built F. H. Allen (Rockhampton, QLD)
Opened 25 April 1927 by Chairman of the Longreach Shire Council, Councillor R.L. H. Peterson
Inscription

Remembrance

[ Names ]

The Great War.

1914 1919

1939 1945

Left Side Inscription
Sacrifice

[ Names ]

(Wall at Entrance)
South Africa 11-10-1899 - 1-6-1902
Boxer Rebellion 6-8-1900 - 25-4-1901
First World War 4-8-1914 - 11-11-1918
Second World War 3-9-1939 - 15-8-1945
Korean War 29-6-1950 - 27-7-1953
Malayan Emergency 31-5-1950 - 31-7-1960
Indonesian Confrontation 10-10-1963 - 1-10-1966
Vietnam War 3-8-1962 - 1-1-1973
Peacekeeping 1-6-1956 -

Lest We Forget

Back Inscription
Freedom

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Unity

[ Names ]

(Wall at Entrance)

Kindred Association

Naval Association of Australia
Rats of Tobruk Association
Royal Australian Air Force Association
United Ex-Servicewomen Association
42 Australian Infantry Association
Vietnam Vets Association
T.P.I. Association of QLD
9th Field Ambulance Association
Ex-National Service Association
War Widows Association
11th Australian Field Ambulance
17th Infantry Brigade
Legacy

Lest We Forget

Condition

Good

Names

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BOGIE, Robert Brackenberry Dickson

Service number 34
Driver
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Apr 1878

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ADRIAN, William Wynward

Service number 769
Flying Officer
No. 1 Air Observers School Cootamundra
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 8 Jun 1913

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CHUTE, Claude Henry

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
Born 19 May 1886

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WALLACE, Donald James

Service number 429418
Aircraftman
Born 11 Jan 1924

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COADE, Francis Pascoe

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

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DRURY, Ernest O'Brien

Service number QX4064
Private
2nd/9th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 10 Mar 1901

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SAUNDERS, Thomas Henry

Service number 373
Corporal
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1891

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COXON, Eric Edward

Service number 3125
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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