Currumbin-Palm Beach RSL Cenotaph

Location of Currumbin-Palm Beach RSL Cenotaph

Currumbin RSL, Currumbin Creek Road
Currumbin QLD 4223

This memorial consists of a curved sandstone wall with memorial stone and cenotaph positioned centrally. A black stone digger is positioned at the centre back against the wall. Gold plaques run along the wall. Two steel boards have been attached with small name plaques and red poppies. Shade cloth covers the memorial. Steps and two ramps lead up to the wall.

Inscription

CURRUMBIN-BEACH RSL WAR MEMORIAL

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE FORCES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM

21-4-1979

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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
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Commemorative services held

ANZAC DAY - 25 April

The Currumbin RSL ANZAC Day Dawn service will again be a major event. Transport options for convenience and safety are offered in the form of a Park and Ride from Currumbin RSL and The Pines Shopping Centre. Both services will commence at 3.30am and run continuously until the commencement of the Dawn Service. On completion of the Dawn Service the Buses will return patrons back to these locations. Anyone wishing to attend the gunfire breakfast should take the Currumbin RSL Park and Ride. There will be significant road closures around the Currumbin Beach area and all patrons are encouraged to utilise the free Park and Ride options available. World War Two Veterans as in the past will be picked up at Currumbin RSL and transported to the March assembly point at Murraba Street. For additional information go to the RSL website: www.currumbinrsl.com.au

Details:

4.30am - Parade assembly at Murabba Street, Currumbin Beach
4.45am - March off
5.00am - Dawn Service commences at Elephant Rock, Currumbin Beach
6.30am - Gunfire Breakfast at Currumbin RSL
10.40am - Parade assembly at Winders Park
10.55am - March off
11.15am - Mid morning service commences at the Cenotaph at Currumbin RSL
1pm close - Club Operating as usual

Recorded by
Dennis Stocks/Currumbin RSL Sub Branch 2010
Date recorded
16 March 2009

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