Brisbane Grammar School War Memorial Library

Location of Brisbane Grammar School War Memorial Library

Brisbane Grammar School, 70 Gregory Terrace
Brisbane QLD 4000

Ornate brick and sandstone octagonal building with stained glass windows high on all sides. The Library sits in the grounds of the grammar school and is an historical landmark. The Library contains many important and commemorative stained glass windows, to past pupils who died during war.


Inscription in sandstone to left of main door 'War Memorial Library'

To right of door "Nobis meminisse celictum", translation: 'To us is left remembrance'

Other inscription are all on the stained glass windows

Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914–1918
Memorial type
Additional information

The granite foundation stone was laid on Anzac Day 1923 by the Governor of Queensland Sir Matthew Nathan. The library opened in 1924. It has not been used as a library for many years and now contains the school's special memorabilia display.

Recorded by
Lesley McBurney
Date recorded
4 September 2009

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