McGregor Creek WWII Honour Board and Vietnam Honour Board

Location of McGregor Creek WWII Honour Board and Vietnam Honour Board

Dows Creek Community Hall, Bourkes Road,(11km NW Mirani)
Dows Creek QLD 4754

Timber Honour Board commemorating the service of local individuals from the McGregor Creek district in WWII.

Of the 58 sevice personnel listed, 4 were Killed in Action during the war. A framed photograph is displayed in the hall of each of these servicemen who paid the supreme sacrifice.

A smaller and simpler wooden plaque below the WWII Honour Board commemorates the two local service personnel who served in the Vietnam War, 1962–1972.

Inscription

McGREGOR CREEK

[Australian Rising Sun Insignia]

1939 - 1946

HONOUR ROLL

[NAMES] [NAMES]

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VIETNAM

1962–1972

[2 NAMES]

(refer to additional images for list of names)

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Honour board
Additional information

The 1939-1946 honour board had suffered minor vandalism in the past. Two ornamental lances mounted vertically on each side of the board have been removed and the whereabouts of the lances is unknown.

Four framed photographs of servicemen killed in action are mounted beside the honour board.

Recorded by
Glen Hall (Mackay Historical Society)
Date recorded
9 March 2009

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