Howard and Burrum War Memorial (Digger)

Memorial/Monument sites

Howard and Burrum War Memorial comprises of a life-sized Italian marble statue of a soldier on a sandstone pedestal with stepped base.

The statue stands head erect with one foot forward.   The uniform and accoutrements are those of an Italian-Alpino soldier, complete with Italian badge on the right sleeve and Italian facial features.

The demarcation of rank (Sergeant) is unique among soldier statues in Queensland and the equipage of backpack rare (occurring elsewhere only on Bundaberg's war memorial).

The monument is surrounded by a neat iron railing fence.

Conflicts commemorated:

First World War, 1914-1918

Second World War, 1939-1945

Korean War, 1950-1953

Cnr William and Steley Streets
Howard, QLD, 4659