MARGARET MARR MEMORIAL HOME FOR BOYS
TINGAL ROAD, WYNNUM, BRISBANE, QLD
USED AS BARRACKS FOR RAAF RADAR STATION NO. 23 AT LYTTON HILL

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Margaret Marr Memorial Home for Boys

There is a plaque located on a rock in a park near the corner of Tingal Road and Petersen Street at Wynnum, which commemorates the Margaret Marr Memorial Home for Boys. The park is near the entrance to the new Bayshore Housing Estate.

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During World War 2 the Margaret Marr Memorial Home for Boys was used as barracks for the staff of No. 23 Radar Station RAAF located at Lytton Hill near Fort Lytton. The Boys were relocated from their home to a disused hospital in Proston.

 

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The Plaque on the rock

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

RAAF RADAR in WW II Pictorial I Overseas and Early Groups at Radio School

RAAF RADAR in WW II Pictorial II Mainland Stations

PICTORIAL III RAAF RADAR in WW II (An Album from all Areas)

The above three books were all published by:-

EW & E Simmonds
2/13 CROMER ct
Banora Point
NSW 2486

 

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