Gordonvale War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Gordonvale War Memorial (Digger)

Norman Park
Gordon Street
24km south of Cairns
Gordanvale QLD 4865

A life-sized digger with head bowed and arms reversed stands atop a square monument on a stepped base with a low chain and concrete fence surrounding it. The concrete base on which the monument is set has been painted brown.


Main plaque reads: This memorial was erected by the citizens of Gordonvale and District to the memory of those who fell during the Great War 1914–1918. Lest we forget. A further plaque reads:

In memory of those who fell during World War II, 1939–1945. Lest we forget. The names of 30 World War I and 21 World War II personnel are listed.

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

Masons: Melrose & Fenwick,Townsville

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
27 February 2009

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