Coolum War Memorial

Location of Coolum War Memorial

David Low Way
Coolum Beach
18km east of Yandina
Coolum QLD 4573

This memorial honours those who served in World War I and II, Japan, Korea and Vietnam and includes plaques for the deceased servicemen. It is a stone obelisk with a brick stepped base. Metal plaques are inserted to the front and side panels. Four black urns are positioned at the base of each memorial panel.

Inscription

THE PRICE OF LIBERTY IS ETERNAL VIGILANCE

Front facing plaque (eastern): World War I, World War II, Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995
North facing plaque: Korea and Vietnam
West facing plaque: BCOF Forces in Japan
South facing plaque: Malaya and Borneo

Refer to additional images on this page for further inscriptions.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1962–1966
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Commemorative services held

This memorial is the centre piece for the Coolum Anzac Day Dawn Service attended by over 3000 people.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
25 March 2009