Ashgrove War Memorial

Location of Ashgrove War Memorial

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

Sandstone-clad obelisk, atop a three step plinth, surrounded by herringbone paving. The memorial is backed by hedging and framed by trees.

Inscription

LEST WE

FORGET

Dedication plaque:

ERECTED-APRIL 1957
BY
THE ASHGROVE SUB-BRANCH R.S.L.A.
AND
RON J.H. TURMAINE (MEMBER)

Conflicts commemorated
  • 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
Column/obelisk/pillar
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Dayand Remembrance Day Commemoration Services are held by the Ashgrove RSL Sub Branchat the Stewart Place Memorial Reserve.

Additional information

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

61st Battalion Queensland Cameron Highlanders Memorial Shelter

Ashgrove Stewart Place Gallipoli Pine

Ashgrove Stewart Place Field Gun

The memorial has undergone several minor renovations over the past decades whcih include replacement of the lamp atop the obelisk and the current redevelopment of the surroundinglandscaping.

In 2009 the AshgroveWar Memorial was restored and cleaned due to a partnership betweenAshgrove RSL and the Queensland Government, with a Community Memorials Restoration grant assisting to finance the restoration of the memorial. The 61st Battalion Queensland Cameron Highlanders Memorial Shelter and information panels were also added as part of this project.

The entire space is administered by the Ashgrove RSL Sub-Branch.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Matt Smith, QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
15 April 2009

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