Laidley War Memorial

Location of Laidley War Memorial

24km east of Gatton, Patrick Street and Whites Road
Laidley QLD 4341

Set on a many stepped base, surrounded by paving, the memorial is one of the tallest obelisks in Queensland, with a laurel wreath and sword near the top. The words, Their name liveth for evermore, are on a small plaque under the dagger.

Inscription

One plaque reads: This memorial has been erected by the residents of Laidley and district to do honour to those brave men and women who offered their lives for their country during the Great War 1914–1918. Another plaque reads: This plaque has been erected in honour of those who gave their lives in the second world war 1939–1945, and lists 28 names. Plaques around the memorial list 48 names.

Conflicts commemorated
  • First World War, 1914–1918
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
11 March 2009

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