Coolangatta War Memorial

Location of Coolangatta War Memorial

Queen Elizabeth Park
Marine Parade and Kirra Point
Coolangatta QLD 4225

The draped obelisk with crossed rifles stands on a typical Petrie base near the waterfront, beside the main highway at the Kirra end of Marine Parade. The memorial is on a concrete base, set into the curve of colourful garden beds.

Inscription

The plaque reads:

1914-1919 Erected by the residents in honour of those who served their King and Country during the Great War 1914-1919. Coolangatta Honour Roll lists 19 names.

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Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance as an example of the work of A L Petrie and Son, Brisbane. This is one of four war memorials in Coolangatta, the others being the WWII memorial in Goodwin Park, the clock memorial on Marine Parade and the Centaur Memorial at Point Danger.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
16 March 2009

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