Rosewood Honour Board 1914-1919

Location of Rosewood Honour Board 1914-1919

Rosewood RSL Memorial Hall,
1 Mill Street
Rosewood QLD 4340

The Rosewood Honour Board is a 'Wunderlich' style copper and timber board with brass plaques listing the names of 270 district soldiers from fifteen former surrounding shires, who served their country proudly during WWI.

The Roll of Honour has notations under the names indicating those who: were Killed in Action (K); Died of Wounds (DW); Died of Illness (DI); were Invalided Home (IH); or were Wounded (W).

Inscription

ROLL OF HONOR

ERECTED BY THE

ROSEWOOD

SHIRE COUNCIL

1914 1919

[TEN COLUMNS OF NAMES LISTED ON INDIVIDUAL BRASS PLAQUES]

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Honour board
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Service at 4.27am at Rosewood Memorial Hall, Anzac Park, Mill Street, with a march at 4.15am from The Rising Sun Hotel.
ANZAC Day Service at 9.30am at the Rosewood Memorial Hall, Anzac Park, Mill Street, with a march at 9.00am from Community Park, John Street.
Remembrance Day Service at 11.00am followed by light refreshments.

Additional information

One of the towns on the honour board is called Townshend which is now the town of Marburg. The name was changed from Marburg during the First World War as it sounded too German.

The RSL Memorial Hall has been in Rosewood since 1954, originally situated in William Street where it was built by returned World War II diggers using mainly voluntary labour.

The hall was shifted to its present location, at the entrance to the Anzac Park sporting fields, in Mill Street in 1979 and is used by the RSL for ceremonial occasions such as ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day, as well as by locals for weddings, dances, social gatherings, festivals, school functions, concerts, meetings, sporting events and much more.

Recorded by
Tanya Jen, Ipswich City Council, Queensland War Memorial Register
Date recorded
19 March 2009

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