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.



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
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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