Cow Bay War Memorial

Location of Cow Bay War Memorial

Cape Tribulation Road, just north of the Buchannan Creek Road turning
Cow Bay QLD 4873

A memorial cairn dedicated to the men and women of this isolated region of Queensland, who serve in the defence of Australia. The black marble and stone cairn rests upon a marble plinth, surrounded by a tiled area. There is a small dedication plaque at the base of the cairn.



Plaque at the base of the monument displays:

This monument was erected by the local community/ TO HONOUR ALL THE MEN & WOMEN WHO SERVE AUSTRALIA AND DEFEND ITS FREEDOM/ Dedicated this 24th day of April, 2000

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • 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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Recorded by
Sally Barnes, RSL Mossman
Date recorded
11 March 2009

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