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Montville Memorial Gates

Description
Entrance Gates to the Montville Hall. The Memorial Gates consist of four white concrete pillars with green iron fence posts and rails that curve between pillars and the iron gate. The front two pillars display Rolls of Honour to members of the Monteville District who enlisted during the First World War. The left Roll lists 6 individuals who fell during the war. The right Roll lists 33 individuals who enlisted and unique to this memorial, there are 6 individuals listed who were rejected for war service. There is also a dedication plaque on the right side of the entrance.
Location
Montville-Mapleton Road, Montville Qld 4560

Location of Montville Memorial Gates

Inscription

Left pillar:

ERECTED

BY

THE RESIDENTS OF

MONTVILLE DISTRICT.

IN APPRECIATION OF THOSE

RESIDENTS

WHO ENLISTED

IN THE GREAT WAR

1914 -1919.
FALLEN (6 names listed)

Right pillar:
ENLISTMENTS

(33 names listed)

Refer to additional images for further inscriptions and names listed.

Dedication Plaque:

MONTVILLE HERITAGE TRAIL

These Memorial Gates were unveiled on

11th November 1921. The pillars are made iof

Helidon sandstone. They were purchased

by the people of Monteville and built by

Mr W. Scott for Andrew Petrie, stonemason.

This memorial is unusual in that Rejects

are listed-those who enlisted but for

varying reasons were not accepted.

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Memorial type
Gate/Arch
Commemorative services held

Dawn Service - commencing at 5.30am on 25th April 2010.

Tea & coffee is available following the service at the Hall.

Contact: Rod Curtis, Secretary, Mapleton RSL Sub Branch. Ph: (07)5445 7171 or e-mail: rodcurtis@bigpond.com. Alternatively, contact the Sub Branch President, Denis Griggs on (07)5441 6718.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Rod Curtis, Secretary, Mapleton RSL Sub Branch
Date recorded
25 March 2009

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