Bendemere Shire Council Roll of Honour

Location of Bendemere Shire Council Roll of Honour

Memorial Hall, 79km west of Miles (Warrego Highway)
Yuleba QLD 4427

Timber Honour Board dedicated to the service of members of the Bendemere Shire Council during the Second World War.

Inscription

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

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