Redbank Plains War Memorial

Location of Redbank Plains War Memorial

Near the Redbank Plains Library
Moreton Avenue
Redbank Plains QLD 4301

This memorial has outstanding significance as the only one of its type in Queensland and an all encompassing tribute to ex-service personnel. It consists of sculptured concrete slabs and flagpole and is set on a concrete surround. The heads depicted are a sailor, soldier - with real Rising Sun badge set into the upturned slouch hat, pilot with appropriate helmet, and a woman service person.

Inscription

The memorial reads:

The people of the Moreton Shire pay tribute to those members of the Armed Forces who served honourably in all wars and campaigns.
The lower plaque gives unveiling and dedication details

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, 1962–1966
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Commemorative services held

Yes

Additional information

Unveiled by W A Prenzler, President, Moreton District RSL, and dedicated by Chaplain P N Playstead, Royal Australian Army Headquarters, 1st Division, on 10 April 1986.
Sculptor was Mr T Farrell of Pine Mountain.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
23 March 2009

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