Tiaro War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Tiaro War Memorial (Digger)

Memorial Park, Bruce Highway, 24km south of Maryborough
Tiaro QLD 4650

A life-sized digger with eyes lowered, hand resting on the supporting tree stump as on other Lowther digger memorials at Blackbutt, Forest Hill and Murgon, and standing on a typical Lowther and Sons base.

Inscription

The top centre marble plaque reads: Lest we forget. They died for King and Country and lists 46 names. Under that is an unusual plaque which reads: In memory of His (late) Majesty King George V. The Rolls of Honour exist on four sides and include Boer War, WWI and WWII names and details.

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Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Statue
Recorded by
Fraser Coast Regional Council/Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
4 March 2009

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