Millstream Falls Memorial Tablet

Location of Millstream Falls Memorial Tablet

Millstream Falls National Park, Kennedy Highway, 20km west of Ravenshoe and 85km south-west of Cairns
Millstream QLD 4888

During Trek Back celebrations a monument was dedicated to the memory of troops stationed in the Millstream National Park area during WWII. Soldiers from the 51st Battalion of Far North Queensland Regiment formed a guard of honour.
During the Second World War 1939–1945 Troops of the 7th Australian Division including the 18th, 21st and 25th Brigades and Troops of the 9th Australian Division including the 20th, 24th and 26th Brigades were encamped in this area which is now the Millstream Falls National park. Evidence of the camp sites can still be seen throughout the National Park.

Inscription

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Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Additional information

This monument is erected on the 50th anniversary year of their encampment in recognition of their enormous contribution to final peace in 1945. Unveiled by The Honourable Molly Robson, MLA, Minister for Environment and Heritage, October 1993.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
13 March 2009

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