Surfers Paradise Esplanade Memorial Digger

Location of Surfers Paradise Esplanade Memorial Digger

Tricket Street
Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

This memorial is a stone digger leaning against a rifle and standing on a rock base, positioned on a concrete step. There is a plaque front centre of the step.


In the greatest appreciation and dedicated to the brave Australians who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their life, in protecting the Australian way of life.

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • 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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Recorded by
Peter Church, Gold Coast City Council
Date recorded
18 March 2009

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