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PINKENBA SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL

A triangular »noa at the intersection ef Mam-road and M'Bnde-road, Pinkenba, was the ' centre of an inspiring ¿atheun¿ on Sattudaj, on the occasion ot the unveiling bv Ins Excellency the Governor of a memorial stone to the ¡ads from that «eetoi of the Toombul area who had enlisted in the wai. The pte sident of the Toombul S'ure Council (Couueilloi J. P Peterson) piesided, and the member foi Tocmbul (ali A Petrie) and Mr Forgan Smith, M L V., wciealso picsent, Mr. Smith apologMiig foi the absence of the Premier The memorial stone beats the msciiptioii : "Erected in memory of the bravo men fiom Pinkenba and district who volun tceied to light m defence of the Empire m the Gie it War (lal4-l')l. for freedom, justice, and humanity.** His Excellence expressed tLe pleasure it gave him to unveil a monument of tha* sort. Ihey must ncvci, anyw hero tin ough out the whole Empire, forget Ihe debt they owed to the men who had done so much for all. Messrs A L Petrie, Foigan Smith, Ms L A., Peteison, and D \\r, L Anderson (secretaiy of the Toombul War Memorial Committee) addressed the enthusiastic audience T.nc hule comer had been gai'v decorated with flags mid bunting, and the Ñavii Rescive Band, under the cenduetorahip of Mr T P Law-, rendered seiectiotiä The memorial itonc was gailandcd w th wieaths m honoiu of tnc eighty men fiom tho dis-tucfc who had lost theil lives ati the wat In all 42 men enlisted from the Pinkenba area.

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