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09-June-2019
09-June-2019
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The plaque commemorates three men from the college who were killed in action in World War One.

The memorial tablet was unveiled by the Reverend A. C. Place, President of the Methodist Conference, on the 31st August 1921. The first who laid down his life was James Graham Hunter, a theological student, who was killed at Gallipoli on the 28th June 1915. Captain Trevor Francis, of Ipswich, who had excelled in sports was killed at Bapaume on the 14th March 1917 while Arthur Wheatley who had entered the Methodist ministry in Melbourne, lost his life in Meberen, France on the 25th April 1918.
The Brisbane Courier, 1st September 1921.

Location

Address:76 Upland Road , King`s College Chapel, University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4067
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.502512
Long: 153.008316
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 31st August, 1921
Front Inscription

This tablet is erected in memory of King`s College men who gave their lives inthe Great war

1914 - 1919.

James Graham Hunter,
who fell at Gallipoli, 28th June 1915.

Trevor Francis, M.C.
who fell at Bapaume, France, 14th March 1917/.

Arthur Wilfred Wheatley, B.A.
who fell at Meteren, France, 25th April 1918.

Memoria bene redditae vitae sempiterna.

Source: QWMR, MA
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