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Bundamba War Memorial (Digger)

A sandstone digger with sloping rifle stands atop an elaborate memorial on a stepped base. The digger was vandalised in 2000 and destroyed. A replacement soldier statue was unveiled on Remembrance Day 2000. A black metal fence surrounds the memorial and two flagpoles are positioned at the sides.
17 Brisbane Road, Bundamba Qld 4304

Location of Bundamba War Memorial (Digger)


The plaque reads:

Erected by the residents of Bundamba in honour of the brave men who enlisted in the AIF during the Great War 1914-1919.

Plaques list the 84 World War I names, not in alphabetical order, of which 5 are marked K for killed, 1 AK for accidentally killed, and 1 DW for died of wounds, a total of 7 who did not return. Three names are marked MM for the award of a Military Medal. Under the digger are the words For King and Empire 1914-1919.

Conflicts commemorated
South Africa War, 1899-1902
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
Peace-Keeping, 1947-Present
Memorial type
Additional information

The stone was unveiled by His Excellency Sir Hamilton John Goold-Adams, GCM, GCB, on 29.11.1919.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Doug Tanner/Tanya Jen, Ipswich City Council
Date recorded
20 March 2009

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