Innisfail Cenotaph

Location of Innisfail Cenotaph

Jack Fossey Park
Fitzgerald Esplanade
88km South of Cairns
Innisfail QLD 4860

This war memorial is grey speckled granite in an obelisk shape on a concrete plinth. It sits in the centre of a paved foundation and flagpoles mounted on concrete bases sit at each corner.

Inscription

BOER WAR - 1899 - 1902
WORLD WAR I - 1914 - 1918
WORLD WAR II - 1939 - 1945
KOREA - 1950 - 1953
MALAYA/BORNEO - 1950 - 1967
VIETNAM 1962 - 1973
GULF WAR 1990 - 1991
PEACEKEEPING 1947 -
GULF WAR 2003

Conflicts commemorated
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • 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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Other
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Commemorative services held

Innisfail RSL hold various services at this memorial.

Additional information

The stonemason was Quality Stone International of Townsville.

The cenotaph was dedicated on 16 April 2005.

Recorded by
Kim Agli, Community Relations Officer, Cassowary Coast Regional Coast
Date recorded
2 March 2009

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