Bendemere Shire Council Roll of Honour
Timber Honour Board dedicated to the service of members of the Bendemere Shire Council during the Second World War.
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY/1939–1945/ROLL OF HONOUR/BENDEMERE SHIRE COUNCIL/Roll of Honour names.
- Conflicts commemorated
- Second World War, 1939–1945
- Memorial type
- Honour board
- Additional information
The detailed mural between ther Honour Boards, depicts themany theatres of war, was painted by a jackeroo, Robert Fred (known as Fred) Doyle in 1964, and is the backdrop to the stage of the Memorial Hall. It was unveiled by Hon F G R (Frank) Nicklin, MM, LLD, MLA, Premier of Queensland, on 9 October 1964.
At the centre are the words of the RSL Motto - The Price of Liberty - Eternal Vigilance. Scenes depicted are jungle warfare, Battle of Britain, desert warfare, air, sea and tank battles, advancing Australian troops in tin hats with bagpipes in background and German in foreground, tin helmet on upturned rifle, the globe, bridge on the River Kwai, a nurse, bugler, landing on Gallipoli and ghostly crosses.
- Recorded by
- Shirley and Trevor McIvor
- Date recorded
- 18 March 2009