Kingaroy Soldiers Memorial Rotunda

Location of Kingaroy Soldiers Memorial Rotunda

110km North-East of Dalby, Haly and William Streets
Kingaroy QLD 4610

The silver domed band rotunda set in a large park, with steps leading up from a Stone of Remembrance. This is a replica of the Imperial War Graves stone designed by Sir Edwin Lutyns and is rarely seen apart from official war graves. It is painted white and set on a stepped red painted concrete base.
Around the frieze of the band rotunda are the names: Gallipoli, France, Cocos Islands, Egypt, New Guinea, Sinai and Belgium, with Gallipoli being over the main red steps.

Inscription

Gallipoli, France, Cocos Islands, Egypt, New Guinea, Sinai and Belgium

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Malayan Emergency, 1948–1960
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Structure
Commemorative services held

Anzac Day, Rembrance Day

Additional information

Sir Thomas William Glasgow dedicated the memorial on 29 June 1932. The RSL, Lions Club and Kingaroy Shire Council added paving and a flagpole in 1994. The park has extensive flower gardens and paved paths and amenities which also have disabled access.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Mary Green (South Burnett Regional Council)
Date recorded
20 March 2009

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