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03-December-2020
03-December-2020
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The plaque commemorates William Benjamin Wilson and Herbert Stanley Chapman, both students of the school who drowned at Southport, Queensland in December 1912, whilst assisting to save the lives of others.

 

Location

Address:24 Gregory Terrace, Great Hall, Brisbane Grammar School, Spring Hill, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.460108
Long: 153.017297
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Tragedy
Actual Event Start Date:28-December-1912
Actual Event End Date:28-December-1912

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by old schoolfellows and friend in memory of  William Benjamin Wilson & Herbert Stanley Chapman

Old boys of this school who lost their lives in the surf at Southport December 28th 1912 whilst assisting to save the lives of others

`And crowned a happy life with a fair death`

W. B. W.  Born Oct. 14th 1891
H. S. C.   Born  Dec. 9th 1892

Source: MA
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