Burketown War Memorial

Location of Burketown War Memorial

Musgrave and Burke Streets
Burketown QLD 4830

Cairn memorial painted white on a three stepped base and concrete foundation. Three flagpoles are positioned behind the memorial. Memorial includes three plaques:

1. Dedication to the conflicts in which Australians have served.

2. Dedication to those who have died as a result of war.

3. Dedication plaque to the erection of the war memorial.

The memorial is set in a prominent memorial precinct within the centre of the town.


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Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Cheryl Portch, Burke Shire Council
Date recorded
27 February 2009

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