North Ipswich RSL War Memorial

Location of North Ipswich RSL War Memorial

Corner Downs and Lowry Street
North Ipswich QLD 4305

A stone memorial positioned outside of the North Ipswich RSL with two metal plaques inserted at the front.

Inscription

The top plaque reads: this tree symbolises the spirit of life. Should it die, another will be replanted, so that life goes on. Some of our comrades who served in Vietnam have lost their life but only in the spirit that others may live.

The bottom plaque reads: This plaque commemorates service in Vietnam, unveiled on 19th August 1984 by Air Comodore J.I. Thomson AM ADC and Patron of the Vietnam Veteran's Association of Australia, Ipswich West Moreton Zone.

Conflicts commemorated
Vietnam War, 1962–1972
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Additional information

The memorial was unveiled on 19 August 1984. The memorial consists of both a monument and a tree (Grevillea baileyana). A metal flagpole sits close behind the tree.

Recorded by
Dennis Stocks
Date recorded
23 March 2009

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