Caboolture St Peter's Catholic War Memorial Church

Location of Caboolture St Peter's Catholic War Memorial Church

Beerburrum Road
Caboolture QLD 4510

A brown brick church of 1960s style and era. Erected to the memory of Australians who died in defence of their country, the church was blessed and opened by Monsignor J. English V.G. on the 1st August 1965. It contains two memorial plaque: a brass dedication plaque in the foyer to Australia's war dead. A second timber plaque is dedicated to the forces of Australia and New Zealand. It was unveiled on ANZAC Day 2011.

Inscription

Brass plaque:

ST PETER'S
WAR MEMORIAL CHURCH
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
AUSTRALIANS WHO DIED
IN DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY
R.I.P.
BLESSED AND OPENED BY
MONSIGNOR J. ENGLISH V.G.
1ST AUGUST 1965

Timber plaque (Dedicated ANZAC Day 2011):

[Hat][Hat][Hat][Hat]
IN ADMIRATION OF THE
MAGNIFICENT HEROISM, SELF SACRIFICE AND ENDURANCE
OF THE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
WHO CONFERRED GLORY ON THEIR COUNTRIES
THAT WILL NEVER FADE
[CROSS]
[AUSTRALIAN FLAG] [RISING SUN] [NEW ZEALAND FLAG]
LEST WE FORGET

Conflicts commemorated
  • Sudan, 1885
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • Boxer Rebellion, 1900–1901
  • 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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Japan (BCOF), 1945–1954
Memorial type
Building
Commemorative services held

7am Mass - ANZAC Day

Recorded by
Parishioner, Edward John 'Ted' Hawkins, as authorised by Parish Priest, Father Wrex Woolnough
Date recorded
22 August 2011

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