Barcaldine WWII Memorial Gates

Location of Barcaldine WWII Memorial Gates

Barcaldine Shire Council,71 Ash Street,574km west of Rockhampton
(Capricorn and Matilda Highways)
Barcaldine QLD 4725

Two iron double gates diplaying'WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945' across the centre. The gates are suspended between two large concrete posts with marble 'In Memoriam' name plaques attached. Left and right of the large posts are pedestrian gates which are then attached to smaller concrete posts with bronze plaques inserted, listing the District Roll fo Honour for the Second World War. The whole memorial setting presents an impressive entry to the original Shire Council chambers.

Inscription

White marble plaques read:

IN MEMORIAL (List of Names)

Gold Plaques read; BARCALDINE ROLL OF HONOUR WORLD WAR II

Iron Plaque on the gate reads; THESE MEMORIAL GATES WERE UNVEILED BY HIS EXCELLENCY SIR HENRY ABEL SMITH K.C.V.D.S.C. GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND ON THE SECOND OF MAY 1959.

Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Gate/arch
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
24 February 2009

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