Yeronga WWII United States Army Memorial

Location of Yeronga WWII United States Army Memorial

Yeronga Memorial Park, Ipswich Road
Yeronga QLD 4104

A large sandstone boulder set into a paved commemorative precinct, and displaying a large dedication plaque in recognition of the use of Yeronga Park by the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the Second World War. A smaller donation plaque is inserted into the front of the stone. The plaques and memorial were installed by the American Legion.

Inscription

Main plaque

1941 [American Legion insignia] 1945

UNITED STATES ARMY UNITS

STATIONED IN YERONGA PARK AREA

WORLD WAR II

832nd SIGNAL BATTALION

799th MILITARY POLICE BATTALION

U.S. ARMY SERVIVES OF SUPPLY

U.S. ARMY BASE SECTION No.3

U.S. WOMANS ARMY CORPS

HEADQUARTERS 3rd CAMP COMPANY

SHIP and GUN CREW COOMMAND No.1

MEDICAL DISPENSARY, BASE SECTION


THEY PASSED THIS WAY

DEDICATED BY

THE AMERICAN LEGION

DOUGLAS MACARTHUR POST AU03

Donation plaque

FOUNDATION STONE

DONATED BY

ARCO COAL AUSTRALIA

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Additional information

The Yernga Memorial Park was known as 'CAMP YERONGA' during the Second World War. Little evidence of the occupation survives.

Recorded by
Queensland War Memorial Register
Date recorded
20 April 2010

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