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7th Brigade Park Avenue of Honour

Description
A Memorial Avenue of Brush Box trees (Lophostemon confertus), recognising 'the contribution and sacrifice made by Brisbane's servicemen and women since 1859'. The Avenue starts in Delaware Street near the intersection with Waring Street and stretches south into 7th Brigade Park before turning north following the bike/walking track. Rosemary bushes are planted at the trees where the avenue commences.
Location
Delaware Street, Chermside Qld 4032

Location of 7th Brigade Park Avenue of Honour

Inscription
Refer to additonal images.
Conflicts commemorated
Sudan, 1885
South Africa War, 1899-1902
Boxer Rebellion, 1900-1901
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
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Garden/Avenue/Tree
Additional information

7th Brigade Park was utilised during the two World Wars for encampment and training. During WWII, the area known as Sparkes' Paddock was used as the Chermside Army Camp. The first units to train were from the 7th Brigade, a Queensland Militia formation.

It was renamed Hamilton Park reserve, after purrchase by the Brisbane City Counci|but became known as 7th Brigade Park in 1996.

The Avenue of Honour was officially dedicated by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Councillor Campbell Newman and Mr Simon Finn MP on 22 April 2009.

Recorded by
Jack Ford, Brisbane Vity Council/Lesley McBurney
Date recorded
6 August 2009

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