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1921 (State Library of Queensland)
1921 (State Library of Queensland)

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The monument was originally was erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. Additional names were added at a later date to commemorate those whodied in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

The Committee which has in hand the Calliope Shire memorial to fallen has a result of enquiries collated a list of names of those who enlisted in the Shire and gave their lives in the Great War. The Committee would be pleased to receive advice of names or errors.
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton), 11th February 1921.

Calliope.  Preparations are well in hand for the unveiling of the column for the fallen soldiers memorial. It is to be unveiled, if all goes well, on Anzac Day, when it is expected some distinguished visitors will be present.
Bundaberg Mail (Qld.), 25 March 1921. 

Location

Address:Stirrat Street, Calliope, 4680
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.005458
Long: 151.201953
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th April, 1921
Front Inscription

World War II
[ Names ]


[ Names ]

In commemoration of the brave men of the Calliope Shire and their comrades in the A.I.F. who made the supreme sacrifice
in the Great War

1914 - 1919.

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription

[ Names ]

Plaque :

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

In honour of the men and women from Calliope Shire who served Australia during the conflictsof World War II

Lest We Forget

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,MIV,QWMR
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