Goodna War Memorial

Location of Goodna War Memorial

Corner Queen and Church Streets
Goodna QLD 4300

A white Ulam marble obelisk on stepped base, surrounded by a mesh fence with gate, is set in the centre of the road opposite the shopping centre.

Inscription

For God, King and Country.

Main plaque carries 22 names, presumably of fallen soldiers.

Lower plaque carries 4 names, Killed on Active Service 1939–1945 War.

Lower plaque on front reads: Erected in Honor of the men who enlisted from Goodna and District in the Great War 1914-1919. (Note: Honor, not Honour)

A total of 124 names are included on the three marble panels in honour of the servicemen from Goodna as well as a few from Redbank Plains, Darra and Redbank.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Additional information

Unveiled on 24 September 1921 by the Governor of Queensland, Sir Matthew Nathan G.C.M.G. The mason was P J Lowther and Sons of Brisbane under the supervision of Mr E. Greenway of Ipswich.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
20 March 2009