Birdsville War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Birdsville War Memorial (Digger)

Adelaide Street
Birdsville QLD 4482

'Digger' statue, set atop a large stone cairn. The memorial displays two plaques, including a small dedication plaque and a 'Rising Sun' Australian military insignia plaque, dedicating the memorial to Fallen Comrades.

Inscription

Small plaque (top):

THIS MEMORIA IS DEDICATED TO ALL SERVICE PERSONNEL FROM

DIAMANTINA SHIRE

WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY AND GAVE THEIR ALL

UNVEILED 25TH APRIL 2006

BY

RON (SULLY) O'SULLIVAN

2/9 BATT QX7494

Larger plaque (bottom):

IN MEMORY OF OUR

FALLEN COMRADES

LEST WE FORGET

Conflicts commemorated
  • 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
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Statue
Recorded by
Jo Lewington, Diamantina Shire Council
Date recorded
30 June 2009