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Indooroopilly and District Historical Society October Meeting

5 for 5.30pm Wednesday 11 October 2017 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. Discussion topics this month will include Margaret Graham’s  memories of Hunter Street, the location of her family home, and Michael Yeates on significant sites … Continue reading

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Indooroopilly and District Historical Society September Meeting

5 for 5.30pm Wednesday 13 September  2017 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Robin Trotter will give a talk on the Walkabout magazine published in Australia from the 1930s to the 1970s. All welcome

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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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Brisbane History West is an initiative of the St Lucia History Group, Centenary Suburbs Historical Society, Indooroopilly & District Historical Society, Kenmore and District Historical Society, Moggill Historical Society, Oxley-Chelmer History Group, Richlands, Inala and Suburbs History Group, Taringa History … Continue reading

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