Dalby War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Dalby War Memorial (Digger)

Anzac Park, Patrick Street, 83km west of Toowoomba
Dalby QLD 4405

This memorials pedestal is made of sandstone and capped by wide cornices. Surmounted by an impressive larger than life-sized bronze statue of an Australian infantry soldier standing with head bowed and arms reversed. The pedestal has 4 large bronze plates with brass lettering, bearing the names of the 360 local men who served in WWI, including the 64 fallen.

Inscription

Two plaques for WWI 1914 - 1919:
1914 - 1919 IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD (Names listed)

1914 - 1919 IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD (Names listed)

Two plaques for WWII 1939 - 1945:
1939 - 1945 IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD (Names listed)

1939 - 1945 IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD (Names listed

KOREA WAR 1950 - 1953 (1 name listed)

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
Memorial type
Statue
Additional information

This memorial has outstanding significance because the soldier statue is one of only two in Queensland which are cast in bronze. It is also one of two known works in Queensland by the London sculptors in Whitehead J and Sons of London.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
9 March 2009

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