Burnett Heads Lighthouse Hotel publican Gavin Hales (left) presents a $2000 donation to Memorial Park Committee chair John Wilson.
Burnett Heads Lighthouse Hotel publican Gavin Hales (left) presents a $2000 donation to Memorial Park Committee chair John Wilson.

Burnett Heads diggers' history needed for memorial

THE Burnett Heads Lighthouse Hotel Community raffle group has donated $4000 toward the refurbishment of the Burnett Heads War Memorial, with a second donation of $2000 last week.

The Memorial Park Committee have applied to the Queensland Government for a grant from the Centenary of Anzac grants program to assist with the cost of refurbishing the memorial. Successful grants will be announced in November.

The names of First World War enlistees from Burnett Heads will be included on the memorial and the Memorial Park Committee is seeking information for a history on the known diggers.

First World War names

Frederick Bevan, William J Brewer, George Brown, Colin Chalmers, Henry Chalmers, Charles Cheetham, Alexander Donaldson, Frederick W Faulkner, Victor G Girt, James F Glasgow, Robert H Guy, Oliver Guy, William Guy, Thomas Hay, S Jones, James P Jorgensen, Eric R Kelly, Arnold A Lee, Charles McCalliom, Herbert R McDougall, William J McDougall, Jack Martin, George H Morris, Thomas F Morris, John J Philp, Frank M Sims, G Taylor, Joseph H Taylor, Charles Veage and Francis Walters.



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