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Woodgate Beach Centenary of ANZAC Memorial

The base of the memorial is two tiers of grey coloured concrete. Mounted on the top tier are four black polished granite "blade-stones", located at each of the cardinal points of the compass. Laid in the centre of this upper tier is a black granite centre-stone, 800mm square, with the badge of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces of the First World War era etched into the surface. Etchings on the obverse faces of the "blade-stones" list each of the services: Navy, Army, Air Force and Women's Services, and the reverse faces include a historic First World War image appropriate to each of the services. There are also two flagpoles.
Community Park, corner of Esplanade and Kangaroo Court, Woodgate Beach Qld 4660

Location of Woodgate Beach Centenary of ANZAC Memorial

"LEST WE FORGET" and "FOR ALL WHO SERVED", on two sides of the top concrete tier. "NAVY", "ARMY", "AIR FORCE" and "WOMEN'S SERVICES" on the obverse faces of the four blade stones.
Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Korean War, 1950-1953
Indonesian Confrontation 1962-66
Vietnam War, 1962-1972
Gulf War, 1990-1991
Somalia, 1992-1994
Peace-Keeping, 1947-Present
Memorial type
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Day - April 25; Vietnam Veterans' Day - August 18 and Remembrance Day - November 11. These days are organised by the local RSL Sub Branch

Additional information

Unveiled by LTCOL (RTD) Harry Smith SG MC and dedicated February 19, 2015

Recorded by
Malcolm Webb of the Woodgate Beach RSL Sub Branch
Date recorded
5 February 2016

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