Bell War Memorial

Location of Bell War Memorial

Memorial Park, Bunya Highway, 39km north of Dalby
Bell QLD 4408

The monument is a draped obelisk with crossed rifles, on typical Petrie base.

Set on concrete blocks, the memorial is at a main intersection and clearly visible across the countryside, being on a raised area. Two flagpoles stand near the memorial.

Inscription

The black plaques carry the names of 109 WWI soldiers, 20 killed; 105 WWII personnel, 10 killed; Malaysia (1 name, killed); and Vietnam (4 names), a total of 219 names including 31 killed (marked with a K beside the name denoting supreme sacrifice) from a small township with a 1994 population of 275.

(Refer to additional images for names)

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
3 March 2009

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