Eton Memorial Gates 1939–1945

Location of Eton Memorial Gates 1939–1945

Langford Park, Telegraph Street (cnr Hill Street),(25km south-west of Mackay)
Eton QLD 4741

World War II Memorial gates, constructed of red brick posts and a wrought iron gates. Each post has a black granite plate listing the names of 80 service personnel from Eton and surrounding district who served in WWII. The names are listed according to Service:-
R.A.N. 1 individual;
A.I.F. 50 individuals (1 awarded a Military Medal; 2 Killed in Action; 4 died as Prisoner of War);
R.A.A.F. 23 individuals (2 Killed in Action; 1 Accidently Killed);
A.A.M.W.S. - 1 individual;
A.A.N.S. - 1 individual;
A.M.F. - 4 individuals.





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Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Day - March from Eton Hotel to the Eton War Memorial Cenotaph for the Dawn Service.

Recorded by
Glen Hall, Mackay Historical Society
Date recorded
6 March 2009

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