Helidon War Memorial Cairn and Globe

Location of Helidon War Memorial Cairn and Globe

Railway Street (cnr Turner Street),(21km east of Toowoomba)
Helidon QLD 4344

Helidon sandstone is used for this monument.
A carved world globe sits on top of Cairn.

Dedicated on 16 September 1978.

Inscription

Panel 1:

NAMES OF

THE FALLEN

1914 - 1919

[17 NAMES]

Panel 2:

NAMES OF

THE FALLEN

WORLD WAR 2

AND OTHER

THEATRES OF WAR

[4 NAMES]

Panels 3 and 4:

DECEASED

MEMBERS

OF R.S.L.A.

HELIDON SUB BRANCH

[NAMES]

Conflicts commemorated
  • 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
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Commemorative services held
To be confirmed
Additional information

Unveiled by Mr J N Duncan, President, Western District RSL.

The memorial was designed by Harold (Snow) Wrigglesworth, RSL President, and Keith (Joe) Jenkins, RSL Secretary.

Contructed by R C Ziegler and Son, Toowoomba Monumental Masons in 1978.

Long Tan Day is commemorated in Helidon every year beside the grave of Private Frank Topp, in the Catholic Cemetery in Helidon Dip Road.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
10 March 2009

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