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Memorial tablet commemorates Charles Smethurst Snow who, in 1909, formed the first patrol of boy scouts in Queensland while organist and choir master of the church. 

BRISBANE, June 7. - The former Queensland Scout Commissioner (Mr C. S. Snow) died in his sleep at his home at Hendra on Saturday night.  He was aged 71. For more than 20 years Mr Snow was active in boy welfare and was one of the founders of Queensland's first group of boy scouts. He was Chief State Commissioner for many years. He was also staff master in charge of the Church of England Grammar Preparatory School at East Brisbane.
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld), 8 June 1953.

Location

Address:455 Main Street, St Mary`s Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point, 4169
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.474944
Long: 153.035461
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Front Inscription

        In Grateful Memory Of 
CHARLES SMETHURST SNOW
Who While Organist And Choirmaster 
      Of This Church In 1909
Formed The First Patrol of Boy Scouts
            In Queensland
              7-6-1953

 

Source: MA
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