Cooroy War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Cooroy War Memorial (Digger)

Tewantin Road
25km north of Nambour
(Bruce Highway)
Cooroy QLD 4563

This memorial features a full-sized soldier with head bowed and arms reversed on a typical Petrie base. The whole memorial has been painted white. Gardens, lawn, paving and seats were added for 25 April 1993. A white flagpole is positioned behind the memorial.

Inscription

COOROY AND DISTRICT ROLL OF HONOUR

Front panel inscription reads:

Erected by the residents of Cooroy in honour of those who sacrificed their lives in the Great War 1914-1919. Their name liveth for evermore. 27 names are listed. A further plaque lists 10 names for 1939–1945.

Refer to additional images for further inscriptions and names listed.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Statue
Additional information

The monument is opposite an Anglican manse, with an appropriate tall white cross visible in the background.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
25 March 2009