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|Address:||373 Ann Street, St John`s Cathedral, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.463707|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||05-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||22-November-1914|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 22nd April, 1951|
A M D G and in memory of
the Old Contemptibles BEF FRance 1914. This window
was given by their Association in Brisbane
Queensland Branch of the
Old Contemptibles Association
This window was erected to the memory of members of Forces under Field-Marshal Earl French of Ypres described by the enemy as England`s "Contemptible Little Army" which in France and Belgium during the period from 5th August to 22nd November, 1914, successfully withstood the repeated attacks of vastly superior numbers.
It was erected by comrades in the Old Contemptibles Association of Queensland, with the help of many friends and dedicated by His Grace the Archbishop of Brisbane