Bundaberg Korean War Memorial

Location of Bundaberg Korean War Memorial

Lions Remembrance Park, Electra Street
Bundaberg West QLD 4670

Plaque mounted on a plinth with dedication plaque and individual 'in memoriam plaques' for members now deceased. Commemorates the service and sacrifice of the Korean War Veterans.

Inscription

(Main plaque) IN MEMORY OF THOSE AUSTRALIANS WHO DIED IN THE KOREAN WAR AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED 1950 - 1956 BLESS THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE OF AUSTRALIA.

(Dedication plaque - left) THIS MEMORIAL WAS DEDICATED BY PASTOR STEWART W. LAW. BA (Thl) (Vietnam Veteran 1965 - 66.) 27th OCTOBER 1999.

(Dedication plaque - right) COMMITTEE OF THE BUNDABERG & DISTRICT KOREAN WAR VETERANS 1999-2000 President: W R Bennett LM Army Vice President: P L Goss Army Secretary/ Treasurer K A Smith Army Committee: A R Slapp RAN A Copeland RN G P B Heming Army UK M N Velven Army NZ A A Kane RAAF Lest We Forget

Conflicts commemorated
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Commemorative services held
Anniversary of the Cease Fire of the Korean War - Korean War Veterans Day. 10am, 27 July each year. organised by the Bundaberg and District Korean War Veterans, Secretary c/- Bundaberg RSL Sub Branch
Phone 4132 6512
email: bundyrsl@bigpond.net.auPostal: PO Box 228 Bundaberg 4670
Additional information

One of the two first memorials to be erected in Lions Remembrance Park. The other being the Vietnam War Memorial. Both were dedicated on the same day.

Recorded by
Leone Wilson, Secretary, Wide Bay and Burnett District RSL
Date recorded
30 June 2009

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