In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials.

Benarkin

This forestry look-out monument is dedicated to the men who stormed Hill 60 at Gallipoli in 1915, as well as the Queensland Forestry workers responsible for developing the Queensland Hoop Pine plantations.

Benarkin State Forest Hill 60 Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Benarkin State Forest Hill 60 Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Brisbane

ANZAC Square is a state memorial for the citizens who served overseas in armed forces campaigns. It is the site for national commemorative services such as ANZAC day and Remembrance Day. Sites located here include the Boer War Memorial Digger, Korea Malaya Borneo Memorial, Bench Plaques, Peace Keepers Memorial, Shrine of Memories, Shrine of Remembrance, Southwest Pacific Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Women’s Frieze, and WWII Memorial.

ANZAC Square Shrine of Remembrance: Qld War Memorial Register
ANZAC Square Shrine of Remembrance: Qld War Memorial Register

Esk

This shrine is dedicated to WWI, WWII, Malayan Emergency, Korean War, Indonesian Confrontation and Vietnam War. It is made of bronze and marble with a sandstone base. 545 names of enlisted servicemen and women from the shire are recorded here.

Esk War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Esk War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Gatton

This marble monument is dedicated to WWII, and is the only one of its kind in Australia.

Gatton Weeping Mother War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Gatton Weeping Mother War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Gold Coast

In the beautiful Gold Coast Botanical Gardens lies this dedication to those who lost their lives to war.

Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens: Qld War Memorial Register
Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens: Qld War Memorial Register

Kilcoy

This monument is dedicated to those from the Kilcoy District who lost their lives during WWI and WWII.

Kilcoy War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Kilcoy War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Nanango

This full size marble digger, standing at ease, is dedicated to those from the Nanango District who lost their lives during WWI, WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Nanango War Memorial Digger: Qld War Memorial Register
Nanango War Memorial Digger: Qld War Memorial Register

 

Stanthorpe

This curved sandstone wall is dedicated to those who lost their lives during WWI, WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Stanthorpe War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Stanthorpe War Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Sunshine Coast

This National War Dog Memorial is at Alexandra Headlands and is dedicated to the Australian Tracker Dogs who died during the Vietnam War.

Alexandra Headland National War Dog Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register
Alexandra Headland National War Dog Memorial: Qld War Memorial Register

Toowoomba

Located at Drayton Cemetery, this sandstone cross is dedicated to those who served during WWI. ANZAC Day services are held here each year.

Toowoomba Cross of Sacrifice: Qld War Memorial Register
Toowoomba Cross of Sacrifice: Qld War Memorial Register

 

You may also be interested in Southwest Queensland.

For more information on Queensland War Memorials click here.

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