Thursday Island Honour Board 1914–1918

Location of Thursday Island Honour Board 1914–1918

Torres Shire Council foyer, Douglas St
Thursday Island QLD 4875

A pressed copper Wunderlich-style Honour Board, to the honour of the Thursday Island Garrison and the citizens of Thursday Island, who served during the Great War, 1914–1918. The board lists 54 members of the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, 31 members of the Australian Garrison Artillery, and 62 Citizens of the island, who served with the Australian Forces.

Inscription

TO THE HONOR AND GLORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE/THURSDAY ISLAND GARRISON/AND CITIZENS OF THURSDAY ISLAND/WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914-1919/IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE OF AND GRATITUDE/TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT YOU MIGHT BE FREE

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Honour board
Recorded by
Vanessa Seekee OAM, Torres Shire Council
Date recorded
10 September 2008

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