'Nothing is Too Good for Our Soldiers.'

Soldiers' Help Society

ABOVE: On Sunday, 12 February 1922, the inauspicious official opening and blessing of The Gap Soldiers’ Settlement Church Hall, or “Anzac Hall”, by Canon Garland on behalf of the Soldiers’ Church of England Help Society took place. This image appeared in the Society’s 1922 booklet unnamed publication, “Honor Board – erected by the Soldiers’ Church Read more…

Immigration and boys' homes

Help Society's AGM

ABOVE: In this 1906 advertisement, “Riviera” is depicted as a stately three-level, iron-ballustraded boarding house at the corner of Skew Street and North Quay, Brisbane. On 8 June 1920, Canon Garland announced at The Anzac Club (set up inside St. Luke’s Church of England in Charlotte Street) that “Riviera” had been purchased by The Soldiers’ Church Read more…

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