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Bullock Team – 1999 Dayboro Day Parade

Miss Florence Eliza Saddler

​Miss Florence Eliza Sadler was appointed head teacher at Mt Pleasant State School in June 1912.  She was transferred to Gympie mid-1915.  The Brisbane Courier of 21st May 1915 records “…A farewell social was tendered to Miss Sadler, head teacher of the Mt. Pleasant school (who has been transferred to Gympie) in the… Read more »

Dayboro First Responders Group – Dayboro Day Parade 2009

During his time as Acting Officer in Charge at Dayboro, Chresten Reville conducted a feasibility study to develop a First Responder Program.  First Responders support the already stretched resources of the local Queensland Ambulance Service by attending local accidents and medical emergencies to provide lifesaving first aid until the arrival of advanced medical… Read more »

Senior Constable Colin Wesley Brown 1930-1969

​Have you ever stopped to read the plaque on the drinking fountain in Roderick A. Cruice Park in Williams Street, Dayboro?  It reads: IN MEMORY OF  SNR. CONST. COLIN WESLEY BROWN WHO LOST HIS LIFE SERVING THIS COMMUNITY APRIL 1969 ​“That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often… Read more »

Anzac Day – Dayboro Cenotaph 1991

Three of the returned servicemen in this photograph were prisoners of war during World War 2.  Lew Cooper and Ernie Butler were in Changi Prisoner of War Camp, Singapore from 1942 to 1945. Lew Cooper was a camp bugler. Jim Barnes was a wireless air gunner in 100 Squadron RAAF…. Read more »