Ashgrove Stewart Place Memorial Field Gun

Location of Ashgrove Stewart Place Memorial Field Gun

Stewart Place Memorial Reserve, Cnr Stewart and Waterworks Roads
Ashgrove QLD 4060

A 25 Pounder Field Gun set into the memorial reserve and accompanied by a plaque, dedicated to 'Fallen Comrades'. The Gun was restroyed in recent years and is one of four memorial elements within the reserve.

Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

IN MEMORY OF

OUR FALLEN COMRADES

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Gun / war trophy
Commemorative services held
ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day Commemoration Services are held by the Ashgrove RSL Sub Branch at the Stewart Place Memorial Reserve.
Additional information

The Ordnance QF 25 pounder, or more simply, 25-pounder or 25-pdr, was introduced into service just before World War II, during which it served as the major Commonwealth forces field gun/howitzer. It was considered by many to be the best field artillery piece of the war, combining high rates of fire with a reasonably lethal shell in a highly mobile piece.

The memorial is complemented by three other memorials in the Stewart Place memorial precinct. The other memorials are:

Ashgrove War Memorial
Ashgrove Stewart Place Gallipoli Pine
61st Battalion Queensland Cameron Highlanders Memorial Shelter

Recorded by
Queensland War Memorial Register
Date recorded
26 November 2009

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