Toowoomba State National Service Memorial

Location of Toowoomba State National Service Memorial

East Creek Park, Margaret Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

The solid black granite monument and base signify the strength and endurance of the Army, the stylized sails represent the Navy and the trailling into the Southern Cross is to symboise the Air Force. Each of the three services is represented by a different component of the design.

Inscription

NATIONAL SERVICE 1951 -1972

Refer to additonal images.

Conflicts commemorated
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962–1966
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Additional information

Designed by Rene Rime of Toowoomba.
Commemorates the 212 National Servicemen killed on active service. It also remembers the 1,479 wounded and all National Servicemen who have died since.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
17 August 2009

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