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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society June Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 13 June 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month Marilyn England will give a talk about the Western Front in 1918. It will focus on the role of the Australian forces … Continue reading

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Indooroopilly & District Historical Society May Meeting

5pm for 5.30pm Wednesday 9 May 2018 at the Meeting Room, Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Town. This month’s meeting will focus on the sites to be nominated for the Mapping Brisbane project and the recently received material from the Libby … 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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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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