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Australian Pioneer Battalions Memorial

Description
Ornate marble and pressed copper Memorial, commemorating the men of the Australian Pioneers who served in the First World War. There were five Battalions and as such, the memorial dispays five enamelled Unit badges and the total Killed and wounded during the war.
Location
Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of Australian Pioneer Battalions Memorial

Inscription
Refer to additional images.
Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Honour Board
Commemorative services held

The Shrine of memories is utilised during the ANZCA Day Services.

Additional information

The Pioner Battalions were attached to the 5 Australian Dvisions and took the titles 1st - 5th Australian Pioneers. The Pioneers were responsible for the labour, construction and clearance on and off the battlefields.

Recorded by
QLD War memorial Register
Date recorded
8 April 2009

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