Monthly Archives: March 2015

‘The movie that I saw the most people walk out of was William Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’, uneducated lot’ – recollections of the Victory Pictures Theatre, Taringa.

This is a summary of the presentation given to the Taringa History Group by Eric Marggraf in June 2013. Eric grew up in Taringa and, assisted by life-long friend Lloyd Crank, put together this virtual reconstruction of the Victory Picture … Continue reading

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“Dear Father – just a few lines to let you know I have done my duty – Sydney. Good-bye all.”

These were the words written by Private Sydney John Penhaligon on a postcard addressed to his father, slipped inside the notebook he carried with him to the First World War. Sydney was hit by shellfire shrapnel on 13 May 1915 … Continue reading

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