Dayboro Showgrounds War Memorial

Location of Dayboro Showgrounds War Memorial

Appaloosa Court, Dayboro (located near two storey brick building in the grounds)
Dayboro QLD 4521

A new memorial of Faux marble and steel, situated in the show grounds in Dayboro. Dedicated by the Dayboro District residents, 11 November 2000.

Inscription

THE FOLLOWING LIST IS THE NUMBER / OF AUSTRALIAN SERVICE PERSONNEL / KILLED WHILST SERVING THEIR COUNTRY. / BOER WAR 1899 1902 606 KILLED / BOXER REBELLION 1900 1901 6 KILLED / WORLD WAR 1 1914 1919 61919 KILLED / WORLD WAR II 1939 1945 39366 KILLED / KOREA 1950 1953 339 KILLED / MALAYA 1950 1960 36 KILLED / BORNEO 1963 1966 15 KILLED / VIETNAM 1962 1973 520 KILLED. / AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE MORNING, / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. / ERECTED BY THE DAYBORO DISTRICT RESIDENTS 11-11-2000.
[Reverse] IN HONOUR OF ALL THOSE / WHO SERVED / HONOUR ROLL [Mounted light horseman] [Helicopter] (There follows seven columns of names under the headings of BOER WAR / 1899 1902, 1914 1919 / FIRST A.I.F., 1939 1945 / R.A.A.F., 1939 1945 / R.A.N., 1939 1945 / MERCHANT NAVY, 1939 1945 / WOMEN S SERVICES, 1939 1945 / ARMY, MALAYAN, / BORNEO / INDONESIAN / CAMPAIGNS / 1950 1966, VIETNAM WAR / 1962 1973 [four engraved pictures of service men and women].

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • Boxer Rebellion, 1900–1901
  • 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
Honour roll
Recorded by
Moreton Bay Regional Council
Date recorded
9 March 2009

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