St Stephen's Anglican Church, Coorparoo

Coorparoo reunions at Moogerah Dam in 1965 and 1966

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These group photos were taken in 1965 and 1966 at Moogerah Dam. They appear to be reunions of friends and parishioners from St Stephen's at Coorparoo. Our family is in some of the photos.

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Bori, Ray and Bori's father

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left to right: Bori Franko (US Navy), Bori's wife, Ray Lyall Franko (nee Lieutenant  Ray Lyall Worthley from Adelaide,  Service Number SFX35060, Australian Army Medical Services) and Bori's father.

The photo was taken just after Bori and Ray became engaged. Bori's father was captaining a US Liberty ship during WWII at the time. 

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Church fete opening 28th September 1940

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From photo notes: Dean Barrett wearing gaiters opening the fete,  Mr Leigh Nixon-Smith, Maurice Pay and Mr G R H (Roy) Gill.

From further research The Very Reverend W.E.C. Barrett was Dean of Brisbane and retired in 1952. He arrived from England in 1906 and was service chaplain in England and France during WWI.

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