Kaimkillenbun War Memorial (Digger)

Location of Kaimkillenbun War Memorial (Digger)

Isabelle and Delacey Streets
26km north-east of Dalby
Kaimkillenbun QLD 4406

The original digger memorial was an Australian soldier in dress uniform standing at ease and was unveiled by W J Vowles, Leader of the Opposition on 13 November 1920. Mason was R C Ziegler, Toowoomba. It was damaged in a traffic accident and this exact replica from original plans, now in a park for safety. A flagpole stands to the left of the memorial.

Inscription

Inscription reads:

Erected by the people of Kaimkillenbun and District in memory of the brave boys who fought and fell in the Worlds War 1914-18. Listed under Killed are 17 names for 1914–1918 and 8 names for 1939–1945. Numbers shown for Enlisted 1914–1918 are 66, including 1 nurse, and for Enlistments from this District 1939–1945 there are 70 names, and for Vietnam 1962–1972 there are 6 names.

Refer to additional photographs for names listed.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Statue
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
10 March 2009

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