Pine Rivers RSL Korea Memorial

Location of Pine Rivers RSL Korea Memorial

Pine Rivers RSL Memorial complex, ANZAC Avenue
Kallangur QLD 4503

Memorial wall made of coloured sandstone. Large circular void in the centre. Large plaque on left side with medals and text and two small plqaues on the right side. Arched banner on top displaying KOREA WAR MEMORIAL

Inscription

The Korea War
Australia was one of the first
nations to commit forces with
Navy ships arriving in Korea on
29th June 1950 and 77 SQN RAAF
arriving on 1 July. The first Australian ground
troops 3 RAR arrived in Pusan
on 27 September 1950,
over the three years of war
14,087 Australian personnel
were committed including 4784
RAN, 7724 Army and 1579 RAAF.
Australians who lost their
lives totaled 339 of these 293
were Army, 5 RAN and 41 RAAF

This plaque was unveiled
by
MAJ. GEN. W.B. Digger James
AO, MBE, MC, OStJ
on
Sunday 24 October 1999

This memorial was/ designed and constructed
by
Mr. Ron Armstrong
in memory of
three mates who served in Korea

Conflicts commemorated
Korean War, 1950–1953
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Recorded by
Redcliffe Museum
Date recorded
20 March 2009

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