AT THE TOP OF KURAN ST., CHERMSIDE
|visits since 8 April 2002|
The Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) camp was at the top of Kuran Street in Chermside. It was surrounded by a very high barbed wire fence.
The Civil Construction Corps (CCC) had a large camp near Ellison Road at Chermside in Brisbane during WW2.
A USAAF P-40 Kittyhawk crashed at nearby Camp Chermside in Brisbane in about 1944 about 50 metres from where the Kedron-Wavell RSL club is located.
There was a bomb and ammunition dump in Beneke's paddock in the bush near the corner of Webster Road and Rode Road. It was guarded by U.S. Negro soldiers.
There was a petrol dump in Basnett's property on Hamilton Road, Chermside.
"The History of Chermside"
by D.R. Teague
© Peter Dunn 2004
This page first produced 8 April 2002
This page last updated 20 March 2004