Coolangatta Goodwin Park War Memorial

Location of Coolangatta Goodwin Park War Memorial

Goodwin Park,
ScottStreet
Coolangatta QLD 4225

A granite marble centre column with sandstone brick columns built into the sides of the memorial. Positioned on a stepped sandstone base there are two symbolic water troughs attached either side. A large plaque is inserted on the lower front and a flagpole sits behind the memorial. The memorial and flag are positioned on a large circular concrete foundation.

Inscription

COOLANGATTA

WAR MEMORIAL

1939 - 1945

THEY FOUGHT AND DIED

(Lists the names of eight service men and women

who lost their lives during World War Two,

including their Unit anddate andlocation of death)

"WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM "

(Please refer to additionalimagesfor list of names)

Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Additional information

A similar war memorial exists on Marine Parade (cnr Warner Street) in Coolangatta. This memorial also commemorates World War II,however it has a clock inserted at the top of the centre marble column.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
16 March 2009

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