Coen War Memorial

Location of Coen War Memorial

Cape York Heritage House, Regent Street
Coen QLD 4895

Black granite memorial featuring a laurel wreath and ode of remembrance.

Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD,
AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD.
AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM,
NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN.
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.

ERECTED BY THE COEN COMMUNITY
2015

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Recorded by
Kate Eastick, Cook Shire Council
Date recorded
12 August 2015

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