Clayfield-Toombul RSL War Memorial

Location of Clayfield-Toombul RSL War Memorial

Clayfield-Toombul RSL Sub-Branch,Corner of Vine Street and Wagner Road
Clayfield QLD 4011

A large 'hornfels' rock in vertical orientation, located outside the sub branch. The rock displays a bronze plaque dedicated to those who gave their lives in the service of Australia since the nation began.

Inscription

IN MEMORY

OF THOSE WHO GAVE

THEIR LIVES IN THE

SERVICE OF AUSTRALIA,

SINCE THE NATION

BEGAN

May They Rest In Peace

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • Boxer Rebellion, 1900–1901
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Japan (BCOF), 1945–1954
  • 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
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Commemorative services held

The Clayfield-Toombul RSL Sub Branch is the main organising authority for the ANZAC Day commemorations at this memorial and surrounding locations. Contact is Bill Best, Ph: (07) 3863 4104.

ANZAC Day Commemorations:

Cameron Rocks War Memorial, Hamilton - 7am

Kalinga Memorial Gates, Park Avenue, Wooloowin - 7.30am

Pinkenba War Memorial, Eagle Farm and McBride Roads - 8am

St. Columbs Church, Victoria Road, Clayfield - 8am

Clayfield Memorial School of Arts, Wagner and Vine Streets, Clayfield - 8.30am

Following all commemorative services, the public are invited to the RSL Sub Branch for refreshments.

Additional information

The memorial was unveiled and dedicated on 18 March 2008, together with a 9 metre flagpole. The project was funded by grants from the Department of Veterans' Affairs and contributions by the Brisbane North RSL District and the Clayfield-Toombul RSL Sub-Branch. It was designed and finished by the Sub branch Secretary, R.H. (Bill) Best.

Recorded by
Bill Best, Secretary, Clayfield-Toombul RSL Sub-Branch
Date recorded
11 March 2010

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