Townsville Grammar School Roll of Honour

Location of Townsville Grammar School Roll of Honour

45 Paxton Street, North Ward
Townsville QLD 4810

The memorial is to situated on the western side of the School quadrangle, and is complemented by the school flag-pole which is in close proximity. The memorial consists of a reinforced concrete base and polished granite exterior on the top and sides. The front face displays past Grammarians who gave their lives in war. The top of the Memorial contains the names of past students and teachers killed in various wars in 3 columns. There were 22 killed in World War I; 36 in World War II; and 1 during the Vietnam War. There is also a dedication plaque displayed below.

Inscription

[School Crest] Past Grammarians who gave their lives in War.[Tri-Services Crest]

World War I World War II World War II

[Names] [Names] [Names]

VIETNAM WAR

[Name]

We Will Not Forget Them

The inscription on dedciation plaque reads:

THIS MONUMENT WAS

MADE POSSIBLE AND

ERECTED WITH JOINT

EFFORTS FROM THE PAST

GRAMMARIANS ASSOCIATION

AND THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL

WORKS STAFF.

IT WAS UNVEILED ON

24TH APRIL, 2002

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Honour roll
Commemorative services held
A service is held each year on the day before Anzac Day. The Memorial and the flag-pole are the centre-points of the Service which is attended by all the Senior School and Middle School students.
Recorded by
Bill Muller, Archivist and Kim Steele, Photographer
Date recorded
5 October 2009

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