Oakey Anzac Memorial

Location of Oakey Anzac Memorial

29km north-west of Toowoomba (Warrego Highway)
Oakey QLD 4401

This memorial was relocated to the current location on 13 April 2000. The Memorial with carved pillars and a modern style Digger stands on top, with a block of granite displaying a Roll of Honour inserted in the centre. There are three panels behind the memorial, with the large centre panel display names of countries and conflicts commemorated.

Inscription

To the Glory of God
and in proud remembrance
of those from the Shire of
Jondaryan and Oakey district
who served in the Great War 1914–1918.

OAKEY WAR MEMORIAL
Original column erected in Campbell Street in 1922
Relocated and incorporated into this Memorial
Re-dedication plaque unveiled by
Cr Peter Tayler
Mayor
Jondaryan Shire Council
13 April 2000

Conflicts commemorated
  • Sudan, 1885
  • South Africa War, 1899–1902
  • Boxer Rebellion, 1900–1901
  • 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
Memorial type
Cenotaph/shrine
Additional information

In 1993 a war trophy, World War I Austrian 10cm Skoda field gun, was well restored and stood in the Lions Park, New England Highway, approximately 1km south of the war memorial. It is now incorporated into this new precinct.

Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor/Trevor Steinmuller and Lyle Weise, Oakey RSL Sub-Branch
Date recorded
1 April 2009

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