Eton War Memorial 1914–1918
A concrete monument with a cross atop a tall pedestal with a three stepped square base. A wreath is drapped over tho top of the cross. The pedestal, which is capped by a wide cornice, has three granite plates, listing the names of 89 local servicemen who fought in the Great War.
Of the names listed 18 Killed in Action; 5 died of illness; 1 died of wounds (awarded a Military Cross). The other two plaques list, in alphabetical order, the names of 66 servicemen who enlisted and served in the Great War.
The monument stands behind the Eton WWII Memorial Gates erected at the corner entrance of the park.
was erected by Public
subscription in commemoration
of those brave men who fought
and fell in the GREAT WAR
1914 ~ 1918
[9 NAMES] [9 NAMES]
DIED OF ILLNESS
[3 NAMES] [2 NAMES]
DIED OF WOUNDS
(refer to additional images for list of names)
- Conflicts commemorated
- First World War, 1914–1918
- Memorial type
- Commemorative services held
ANZAC Day - March from Eton Hotel to the Eton War Memorial Cenotaph for the Dawn Service.
- Additional information
The monument was constructed by Melrose and Fenwick Ltd, Monumental Works and Wrought Iron Railing factory from Townsville.
- Recorded by
- Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Glen Hall
- Date recorded
- 5 March 2009
- Eton Memorial Gates 1939–1945
- Farleigh Mill and District Roll of Honour 1914 - 1919
- Gargett and District Honour Board 1914-1919
- Gargett and District War Memorial Gates
- Hampden and Ossa Roll of Honor 1914-1919
- Kuttabul Roll of Honour
- Owens and Beatrice Creeks Honour Board 1939–1945
- Pinnacle and District 1914–1918 Honour Board
- Pleystowe and District Honour Board 1939-1946