Apple Tree Creek War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Apple Tree Creek War Memorial (Digger)

63km north of Maryborough (Bruce Hwy). In showgrounds just off highway, opposite rest area
Apple Tree Creek QLD 4660

Sandstone obelisk with carving of crossed flagson stepped base. Four marble Rolls of Honour inserted in centre of each face. The 'Digger' statue has been replaced on the top of the memorial and the commemoration has been restored to its former glory.

Inscription

APPLE TREE CREEK ROLL OF HONOUR

ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF APPLE TREE CREEK
IN RECOGNITION OF THOSE WHO
ENLISTED FROM APPLE TREE CREEK
AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"
(List of names)

IN APPRECIATION OF THE SERVICES OF THOSE WHO ENLISTED FROM APPLE TREE CREEK,
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
(List of names)

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Statue
Commemorative services held

Dawn Service on ANZAC Day commencing at 5.10am.

Additional information

The original Digger by A L Petrie & Son, Toowong, was vandalised and replaced by obelisk. New Digger erected 18 August 1999 and unveiled by Hon Bruce Scott.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Dennis Stocks and Doug Tanner/Leone Wilson, Wide Bay and Burnett RSL
Date recorded
18 February 2009

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