Kuranda War Memorial

Location of Kuranda War Memorial

Anzac Park, Therwine Street
Kuranda QLD 4881

Stone memorial opposite the markets, displaying a large Rising Sun badge. Dedicated in 1993, relocation of the brass Honour Boards from the railway station, that represented names from World War I, World War II, and Since World War II, were located in a new covered niche near the memorial.



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
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
Memorial type
Additional information

Opposite the Honey House at the Markets - (Cairns Region). Preparatory work commenced mid-1993 for a new memorial consisting of 1.5 x 1m stone with Rising Sun and lest We Forget. This is enclosed in a 3 walled niche on which are placed the copper Honour Boards relocated from the world famous picturesque railway station, and a new Honour Board for post-World War II names. The Honour Boards are covered with protective glass and the whole niche roofed for protection from the weather.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
13 March 2009

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