Charters Towers Boer War Memorial Kiosk

Location of Charters Towers Boer War Memorial Kiosk

Lissner Park,139km west of Townsville
Lissner QLD 4820

A large open sided kiosk situated in Lissner Park. Situated beside the kiosk are two war trophies, German 7.7cm Field Guns, minus wheels, set on concrete bases.

Inscription

Main Plaque:

THIS KIOSK WAS ERECTED TO

THE MEMORY OF

THE VOLUNTEERS WHO LEFT

CHARTERS TOWERS

TO TAKE PART IN THE

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR

DURING 1899 - 1902.


PUBLICLY OPENED BY

THE RIGHT WORSHIPFUL THE MAYOR

ALDERMAN SYDNEY H. THORP

13TH OCT. 1910.

Other plaques list names for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Queensland contingents; 5th and 6th Queensland Imperial Bushmen contingents; lst, 3rd and 7th Australian Light Horse

Conflicts commemorated
South Africa War, 1899–1902
Memorial type
Structure
Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance as Queensland's only Boer War kiosk and a rare example of the craftsmanship of the era.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
3 March 2009

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