Springsure State School Memorial Fountain

Location of Springsure State School Memorial Fountain

55 Eclipse Street
Springsure QLD 4722

Memorial plinth supporting a fountain dedicated to past students of Springsure State School who served in WWI.

The memorial is set inside the main gate of the school, next to the tennis courts and displays Honour Rolls listing respective students.

Inscription

The plaque reads:

ERECTED IN HONOUR OF

PAST SCHOLARS

WHO ENLISTED IN THE

GREAT WAR

1914-1919

(79 names are listed on the other sides of the square base. The names are unusual because full or abbreviated Christian names are listed, rather than the usual initials. Refer to additional images)

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Other
Additional information

The only World War I memorial fountain set in Queensland State school grounds and is an historical record of local participation and sacrifice in war.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
2 March 2009

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