New Farm State School War Memorial

Location of New Farm State School War Memorial

James and Heal Street
New Farm QLD 4005

Circular concrete base supporting red brick pillar, with four supporting plinths on cardinal point. Mounted on the vertical aspect are two (2) inscribed marble tablets detailing the names of those members of the school community who fell during the First World War. The Pillar also bears two moulded laurel wreaths and is capped with a significant flag pole. Surrounding the superior aspect of the pillar is the dedication inscription.

The memorial flagpole is set in the forecourt entrance of the school and structure complements the red brick facade of the traditonal and original school buildings.

Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SCHOLARS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
[Names]

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Flagpole
Commemorative services held

ANZAC Day Held on the last school day prior to ANZAC Day 9.30AM. This is a School based Service involving the community.

Additional information

In 1922, permission was granted to erect a Memorial Drinking Fountain, with a tablet to honour former pupils of the school who were killed in the First World War. The memorial cost at the time was 115, a considerable amount and was achieved by contributions made by members of the school community and local residents.

Recorded by
Terry Kunda, Groundsman and Sarah Reynolds, Teacher, New Farm State School
Date recorded
9 August 2011

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