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Longreach War Memorial

Description
A tall stone obelisk set in Anzac Memorial Park on the Matilda Highway. A set of steps lead from the Highway to the memorial, which is set on a three stepped base. Large lights are located either side of the memorial.
Location
Anzac Memorial Park
Landsborough Highway and Galah Street
682km west of Rockhampton, Longreach Qld 4730

Location of Longreach War Memorial

Inscription

Name plaques set around the memorial list 51 names in raised gold letters on separate plates under Remembrance honouring fallen soldiers. In alphabetical order under Freedom, 30 names; Unity, 29 names, and Sacrifice, 29 names, a total of 51 fallen and 88 returned.

Refer to additional images on this page for names listed.

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Memorial type
Column/Obelisk/Pillar
Commemorative services held

Anzac day 25th April
Rememberance Day 11th November

Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance as an outstanding tall obelisk war memorial in a regional area.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
11 March 2009

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