Brisbane Grammar School WWII Memorial Pool Plaque

Location of Brisbane Grammar School WWII Memorial Pool Plaque

Brisbane Grammar School, 70 Gregory Terrace
Brisbane QLD 4000

Dark stone engraved plaque mounted on northern wall of the Brisbane Grammar School Arts Centre.


Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori ['How sweet it is to die for one's country', I believe] This swimming pool was presented by the Old Boys' Association and opened by the Governor of Queensland His excellency Lt.-Gen. Sir John Lavarack, K.C.V.O., K.B.E., C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., C.DE G., on the 13th November 1954 as a memorial to those old boys of the school who died on active service during World War II.

Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Recorded by
Lesley McBurney
Date recorded
17 September 2009

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