St George Hospital Memorial Pavillion

Location of St George Hospital Memorial Pavillion

Victoria Street
St George QLD 4487

The Memorial Pavilion is located behind the St George hospital. It is an open rectangle structure on three sides, with seating at one end facing the internal Honour Board. There are a series of Honour Boards and plaques, both internal and external, dedicated to the memory of individuals from the Region who have served their country in times of conflict. There are also twin lamps of remembrance located at the top corners closest to the hospital.

Inscription

Sides of the Pavillion: 1928 War Memorial and St George Hospital
Wall facing the hospital reads: St George Hospital
Plaques facing the hospital reads: Greater love hath no man, listing 30 names, World War I; Greater love hath no man, listing 24 names, World War II; 1 name Korea; and 1 name Vietnam are on the small dark lower plaques.

Please refer to additional images on this page for further inscriptions.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Structure
Commemorative services held

The ANZAC Day programme in St.George:
6.00am - Dawn Service at Cenotaph St. Georges Terrace followed by breakfast at St George RSL.
9.00am - Cemetery - laying of flowers on the graves of ex-service personnel and a short service.
9.30am - War Memorial service at St George Hospital with the reading of names of all the personnel from the district who died on active service during the First and Seconde World Wars, Korea and Vietnam.
10.00am - Assembly: corner Henry Street and St Georges Terrace for 10.30am march to the Cenotaph, St Georges Terrace
11.00am - Community ANZAC Day Service at Cenotaph.
12 noon - RSL Luncheon for ex-service personnel and invited guests.

Contact: Terry Salmon, Secretary/Treasurer, St George RSL Sub-Branch - Ph (M) 0427 799 362 or ph 07 4625 3178 - email: twsalmon@bigpond.com

Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance as the only memorial of its type in Queensland.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
19 February 2009

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