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Biggenden War Memorial (Digger)

Description
Unusual Digger memorial uniform with cap, 6 ammunition pouches on back, and side haversack. Rolls of Honour list on side, front and rear panels. Three New plaques were added 25.4.1993: 1939-1945 war; Korea, Malaya, Borneo & Vietnam; and in memory of airmen killed near Biggenden after being lost in storms following return from submarine hunts off the Fraser Coast.
Location
Relocated from centre of main street to grounds of RSL Memorial Hall, Victoria & Frederick Streets - 84km west of Maryborough (Isis Hwy), Biggenden Qld 4621

Location of Biggenden War Memorial (Digger)

Inscription
To be confirmed
Plaque added to memorial 25.4.1993:
A tribute to Pilot: Sgt Hodges, J G; Crew: Sgts Kilpatarick S L and Clark T B killed when Mk 1 Avro Anson W1608 of No 7 (Res) Sqn RAAF Bundaberg crashed near Biggenden when returning from an operational flight over the Pacific on 5.6.1942. Erected by Ray Cook and Walter White
Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
Memorial type
Statue
Additional information

Mason: A L Petrie and Son, Toowong.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
26 February 2009

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