Charters Towers Boer War Memorial Kiosk
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.
THIS KIOSK WAS ERECTED TO
THE MEMORY OF
THE VOLUNTEERS WHO LEFT
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
- 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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