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Brisbane Grammar School Lumsden Fountain

Description
Water fountain with sandstone base and enamel bowl at top, and small plaque just under the rim.
Location
Brisbane Grammar School, eastern end of the school's Administration building, 70 Gregory Terrace, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of Brisbane Grammar School Lumsden Fountain

Inscription
'To the memory of Graham M Lumsden aged 26 years, killed air operations Jan 18th 1945. Buried Erkelenz Germany. Erected by his parents W & M Lumsden. Brisbane. "His country called; he answered."'
Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939-1945
Memorial type
Other
Additional information

The fountain has been moved twice from its original location as new buildings have been erected. It is now no longer collected to the water supply.

GRAHAM MURRAY LUMSDEN was the son of William Henry Fraser Lumsden and Mary Josephine Lumsden, of Annerley, Queensland, Australia. Buried at the time in Erkelenz Town Cemetery, Germany, his grave waslost, and a special memorial was erected in Rheinberg War Cemetery in Germany.

Recorded by
Lesley McBurney
Date recorded
1 September 2009

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