Moura RSL War Memorial

Location of Moura RSL War Memorial

Marshall and Young Streets
Moura QLD 4718

The new Stone Memorial and flagpole was unveiled on the 16th August 2009. It replaced the 1993 dedicated memorial which stood in the same position.

The memorial consists of a large stone structure, set atop a single plinth, and displaying several commemorative elements. There is a wreath carved into the top front of the memorial and the lettering 'LEST WE FORGET' is inscribed below. There are two plaques attached to the memorial: one being the commemoration, and the other a dedication plaque to the opening of the new site.

There is a commemorative flagpole inserted to the rear of the memorial and the whole structure is surrounded by garden beds.

The addition of the original renovated Bofors cannon to the side of the memorial stone.

Inscription

Commemoration plaque: Dedication plaque:

[RSL Crest] [Rising Sun]

IN MEMORY OF This monument was

ALL MEN AND WOMEN unveiled by

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES SENATOR BARNABY JOYCE

IN ALL WARS AND CONFLICTS LNP Senator for QLD

IN THE PAST and dedicated by

FOR OUR WELL BEING REV Des Limkin

Pastor

Baptist Church Moura, QLD

on 16th August 2009

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
  • Gulf War, 1990–1991
  • Somalia, 1992–1994
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Day

Additional information

The Moura RSL Branch original war memorial was a stone memorial with a circular piece removed from the left front. It sat atop a concrete slab and was accompanied by two posts, sitting left and right of the stone. A metal plaque was inserted to the front and a flag pole located at the rear of the memorial. It was dedicated in 1993.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Leone Wilson, Wide Bay and Burnett District RSL
Date recorded
20 February 2009

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