Emu Park Memorial Cenotaph

Location of Emu Park Memorial Cenotaph

Tennent Drive, near Singing Ship - 45km east of Rockhampton (Central Coast)
Emu Park QLD 4710

White painted obelisk cenotaph, erected in 1921 and displaying Rolls of Honour to Emu Park Soldiers who took part in the First World War. The memorial was presented by J N Lawson to the Ladies Emu Park Improvement Assn and erected by them.

Additional memorial walls and plaques commemorating subsequent conflicts have been erected and now form a memorial place. There are 26 names recorded, including 5 dead.

Inscription

Main panel: MEMORIAL CENOTAPH TO EMU PARK SOLDIERS WHO TOOK PART IN THE WORLDS GREAT WAR 1914-1919/Secondary panel: Presented by J.N. Lawson to the Ladies Emu Park Improvement Association and erected by them A.D. 1921 E.Bell. President/H.w. Johnson. Chairman/E. Goodwin Hon. Sec./ Other Panels: Rolls of Honour

Conflicts commemorated
  • Sudan, 1885
  • 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
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Doug Tanner
Date recorded
11 March 2009