South Kolan State School War Memorial

Location of South Kolan State School War Memorial

South Kolan State School, Bundaberg-Gin Gin Road
South Kolan QLD 4670

South Kolan State School War Memorial was relocated in 1966 from Kalbar State School. It honours four former students at Kalbar State School and was erected by the residents of the district. The memorial takes the form of a broken column, displaying a Lee Metford Rifle and bandolier. The column is supported by circular plinths and includes the Roll of Honour, which is engraved on the front aspect of the memorial. The column is set into a memorial precinct, within the grounds of the school. It is complemented by a flagpole.

Inscription

In honoured memory of four boys, past scholars of Kalbar S School killed in action during the Great War 1914-1919. W K Wood, killed 28th Nov. 1916, aged 19; P A Thygesen, killed 31 July 1917, aged 23; L C R Tyson, killed 16th Aug 1917, aged 33; J A Taylor, killed 4th Oct 1917, aged 32. They rose responsive to their country's call and gave for her their best - their lives - their all.

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
5 June 2009

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