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A memorial tablet commemorates Lieutenant Edward Wareham who was killed in action at Quinns Post at Gallipoli during World War One.

The late Lieutenant Wareham was born at Townsville 24 years ago and at the age of 5 years came to Brisbane with his parents. He was educated at the Normal and Brisbane Grammar schools. On leaving school he entered the office of Messrs Moxon and Co, Limited, where he remained for over two years. About six years ago he joined the office staff of Messrs Dalgety and Co, Limited.  Lieutenant Wareham took keen interest in military affairs and for two years and nine months was lieutenant of training area 7B, the last 15 months of which he was in command of the company.

He subsequently obtained a commission in the Moreton Regiment. On expressing a desire to join the Expeditionary Force, Messrs Dalgety and Co, Limited, granted him leave of absence and he took to Heliopolis the 3rd Reinforcements for the 15th Battalion.  The late Lieutenant Wareham was very popular in Brisbane and was an enthusiastic yachtsman.
The Brisbane Courier (Qld), 1 June 1915. 


Address:Ann & Creek Streets, St Andrews Uniting Church, Brisbane, 4000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.465549
Long: 153.027342
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event STart Date:10-May-1915
Actual Event End Date:10-May-1915


Front Inscription

In loving memory
Lieutenant Edward Graham Wareham
Officer Commanding 3rd Reinforcement  
15th Battalion  4th Infantry Brigade, A. I. F.
Who was killed in action at Quinns Post, ( the Dardenelles ) on 10th May 1915, aged 24 years.

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.  John 15, 13.

Source: MA
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