Beachmere War Memorial

Location of Beachmere War Memorial

Main Road and Moreton Terrace
Beachmere QLD 4510

Black marble obelisk with five plaques attached. Memorial has two steps at the base and a cross on top. Memorial walls surround the obelisk in a pavered courtyard with a cross design in sandstone around the obelisk. This is the second Beachmere War Memorial, the first was erected in 1996 and replaced with this obelisk in 2008. The plaques from the old Memorial are now on the new Memorial.

Inscription

This memorial stands as a tribute / to all service men and women / who served their country / in time or war and peace / and to honour those who / paid the supreme sacrifice. ///

DEDICATED / 2ND FEBRUARY 2008 / BY / PADRE GORDON CARTER / PADRE JIM COOPER ///

These plates are from the original / Memorial that stood 0.8km west on / Beachmere Road 1996 - 2007 ///

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE/ WHO OFFERED THEIR LIVES SEEKING / FREEDOM FOR US AND OUR CHILDREN / 'LEST WE FORGET' / BEACHMERE RSL / WOMENS / AUXILIARY / OCT 1996 ///

Beachmere RSL Sub Branch / this memorial is dedicated / to all who have served / And died in pursuance of peace / dedicated / 10th November 1996 / by / Padre J. Cooper ///

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962–1966
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Redcliffe Museum, Moreton Bay Regional Council
Date recorded
24 February 2009

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