Silkwood War Memorial

Location of Silkwood War Memorial

Lions Park, Japoon Road,
27km south of Innisfail
(off Bruce Hwy)
Silkwood QLD 4856

A white obelisk with a white 'sign-like' plaque crossing through the top, giving a cross like appearance. Set on a three-tiered base on a white platform. A flagpole sits behind the memorial.

A small plaque has been inserted on the front base of the cross structure to commemorate post-WWII conflicts.

Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

IN HONOUR OF FALLEN COMRADE

1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Metal plaque on section below:
IN MEMORY OF THE
FALLEN
KOREA - MALAYA - BORNEO
VIETNAM - SOMALIA - RWANDA
AFGHANASTAN
EAST TIMOR - IRAQ

Cross

LEST WE FORGET

Conflicts commemorated
  • 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
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Paul Pulis, Vietnam Veterans Association of QLD
Date recorded
2 March 2009