AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE CLUB
TERRICA HOUSE, CNR CREEK STREET AND ADELAIDE STREET
BRISBANE, QLD, DURING WW2

 


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The Brisbane American Red Cross Service Club

The American Red Cross Service Club in Brisbane was located on the corner of Creek Street and Adelaide Street. The infamous "Battle of Brisbane" was waged on 26 November 1942 on the corner outside of this Club. The American PX Building (Postal Exchange) was located diagonally opposite the American Red Cross Service Club.

 


State Library of Queensland Image No. 168074

Doreen Smythe and Mabel Lahey at the American Red Cross Service Club, Brisbane, 1942. Doreen and Mabel
were volunteer workers wearing American Red Cross volunteer uniforms, which were blue dresses with red crosses.

 

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