Drayton Memorial Cross

Location of Drayton Memorial Cross

Drayton Soldiers Memorial Park, Brisbane Street and Frawley Street
Drayton QLD 4350

The sandstone memorial topped with a cross, on a stepped base, is set in the Drayton Soldiers Memorial Park which was completely revamped for 25 April 1991. Paving and gardens were added and the memorial cleaned.

Inscription

THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVERMORE

Plaque reads: In Memoriam and lists 15 names for World War I, 4 names for Second World War 1939–1945 and 1 name for Korea 1950–1953.

Centre plaque reads: Erected by the residents of Drayton and district in grateful remembrance of those residents who fell in the Great War.

A further plaque reads: The Great War. War declared Aug. 4th 1914. Armistice Day Nov. 11th 1918. Treaty of Peace signed June 28th 1919.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Additional information
This memorial has outstanding significance: as an early example of the work of Bruce Bros, Masons, Toowoomba; as an historical record of local participation and sacrifice in wars.
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
1 April 2009

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