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! BRISBANE GRAMMAR
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'UNVEILING OF WAR TROPHY.
I BRISBANE, August ii. .
j Thc unveiling ol' a captured tiela gui
allocated as a war trophy to the Bris bane Grammar School was performed b' th» Governor-General. Lord Forster, to day. Thc school was en militaire for th« 'occasion, rank on rank of 6thool cadeti
lying drawn up i.-iorc the square en closing the gun at the entrance gates The band from the warship Melbourni
i Shortly after eleven o'clock Lord Forstor and Lady Forster arrived. After 'speeches of welcome His Excellency un- veiled the trophy, whirb is inscribed : - "Tin's gun was captured, with 0107 Turks and Gcrmaus, at Jciiiu, Palestine, Sep- tember 20. 1018, by Brigadier-General Wilson. Third Light Horse, and an old boy of the s:hool."
i Lord Forster then addressed thc gathering. He referred to the splendid part played in the great struggle by tho Australians, who h. d won immortal fume W their great bravery wherever Mic «ar had raged. He wns informed that no fewer Dian 1019 old boys of thc school had served, of whom 170 had fal- len in action, five had risen to thc rank ci', brigadier ger,TO I. ICO hud won mili- tary distinctions, and seventy-three had been mentioned in despatches. (Loud ap- plause.) This was a very proud record for s school, and he hoped it would always be held in remembrance.
Brigadier-General Wilson then gave a brief and interesting description of the campaign in Palestine and recounted how jibe gun was won.