Bundaberg Rats of Tobruk Memorial

Location of Bundaberg Rats of Tobruk Memorial

Rats of Tobruk Memorial Park, cnr Takalvan Street (Isis Highway) and Steffensen Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670

The monument is 5 metres high with 300 cement blocks. The foundation and base are constructed out of concrete, 22 cubic meters. Paths and lawns surround the area and the memorials is a replica of the memorial built by 9 Division Engineers in the Tobruk War Cemetery, Libyain 1941.

Inscription

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Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Commemorative services held

Rats of Tobruk Sunday - 10am, First Sunday in April. The Rats of Tobruk Memorial Association, Bundaberg.

Additional information

Rats of Tobruk memorial unveiled 10.30am Friday 30 October 1998 by Cr Kay McDuff, Mayor of Bundaberg, at Lions Memorial Park. Dedicated by Rev John Swift.

Almost identical memorials exists in Rockhampton and Mackay.The Rats of Tobruk Memorial in Canberra is based on the same design.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Leone Wilson, Wide Bay and Burnet District RSL
Date recorded
24 February 2009

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