Kawana Waters RSL War Memorial

Location of Kawana Waters RSL War Memorial

Surf Life Saving Supporters Club, Pacific Boulevard
Buddina QLD 4575

Four light grey, black flecked, marble pillars approximately 2.7 metres in height, 60 cm wide, sloping inwards to form a square top. The front pillar has a large black cross etched into the marble and black etched inscriptions. The pillars are set on a similar coloured marble base, the base being 1/2 of a circle with a diameter of 7 metres approximately. Behind the memorial is a small brick wall with 3 services badges and a Merchant Navy plaque. On top of the wall is a marble plaque. There are also 2 semi-circular brick walls and a long, straight brick wall. One small semi-circular and the long brick wall have fixed upon them, small plaques commemorating Sub-Branch members who have passed away.

Inscription
Front pillar etched inscription: TO THE FALLEN. LEST WE FORGET. Marble base inscription: World War I 1914–1918, World War 2 1939–1945, Korea 1950–1953, Malaya 1950-1960, Borneo 1963-1966, Vietnam 1962-1973. Gulf War. UN Forces. Refer to additional images on this page for further inscriptions.
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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Kawana Waters RSL Sub-Branch
Date recorded
3 February 2009