Yarraman War Memorial
45km South East of Kingaroy, Memorial Park, D'Aguilar Highway and Barr-Smith Street
Yarraman QLD 4614
The timber obelisk monument, located in a small grassed park with garden beds and paved areas, is a tapered, four sided shaft of local Crow’s Ash (Flindersia Australis), standing on a concrete base and covered with a tiled roof.
Brass plaques showing the names of those from the Yarraman District who served their nation are attached on each side of the obelisk.
Australian Imperial Force, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Flag badges are also attached on each side of the obelisk.
To the east of the obelisk is a flagpole, and a shelter shed over a picnic table.
TO ALL THOSE WHO SERVED (plate around four sides of the obelisk)
- Conflicts commemorated
- Vietnam War, 1962–1972
- Korean War, 1950–1953
- Second World War, 1939–1945
- First World War, 1914–1918
- Memorial type
- Commemorative services held
- Additional information
On ANZAC Day 1995 the RSLA Yarraman Sub Branch, in co-operation with the Rosalie Shire Council, unveiled and dedicated a unique timber monument to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women who served their nation from the Yarraman District.
In 2010 a $34,000 upgrade of the Cenotaph and Memorial Park, organised by the RSLA Yarraman Sub Branch, was carried out, including the addition of bronze plaques listing the names of those from Yarraman District who served their nation in war or conflict.
- Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Updated February 2018 by Terry Reid, President Yarraman Sub Branch, RSLA.
- Date recorded
- 1 April 2009