Mundubbera War Memorial

Location of Mundubbera War Memorial

Lyons and Bouverie Streets
Mundubbera QLD 4626

A grey marble obelisk with stepped base on a rectangular stone plinth, atop a white concrete base. A low concrete kerb surrounds the memorial to protect it from traffic. A flagpole is set into the base to the right of the memorial. On the obelisk is a laurel wreath with an Australian rising sun badge in the centre.
A cross denotes the 29 killed, missing, or died on active service. Many family names are repeated. In 1992 a plaque was added across the bottom: In memory of all who paid the supreme sacrifice World War II, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam.

Inscription

Centre plaque reads:

1914–1918 Erected by the Citizens of Mundubbera and District. Plaques on each side of the memorial list 121 names in gold on grey marble - Plaque added in 1992: In memory of all who paid the supreme sacrifice World War II, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam.

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
Memorial type
Column/obelisk/pillar
Additional information

Nearby, a Gallipoli pine has been planted in Bicentennial Park.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
27 February 2009

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