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A plaque at Wynnum Fire Station commemorates station officer Sidney Brown. Wynnum Fire station is on the property which was previously owned by Brown. 

Sidney Brown and another firefighter were killed battling a blaze that burnt down the old Star Picture Theatre on Tingal Road in Wynnum in May 1959, when the projection room of the theatre collapsed. Brown was off duty and had left his home to fight the blaze. 

Location

Address:2006 Wynnum Road, Wynnum Fire Station, Wynnum West, 4178
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.456375
Long: 153.153477
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th May, 2004
Source: MA
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