Nevasa (First Queensland WWI Soldier Settlement Home)

Stage Number: MBSH.02.02.58

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Fairfield-Annerley (formerly pilot)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 40 Fanny Street, Annerley

Latitude & Longitude: -27.50963889,153.03058333

Time Link: 1919

Map Link: 1920

Image Time Point: 1920

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The house built for Lance Corporal William Hamilton Smith and Elizabeth Gertrude Smith was Queensland’s first soldier settlememt home. The capping ceremony took place on 21 August 1919.


Annerley-Stephens History Group

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QSA. QSA Series ID 2043 City of Brisbane and Suburbs Maps – A1A Series. 20 chains to the inch. Brisbane and suburbs street and road map showing railway lines and tramway routes, with radial lines at one mile intervals from the GPO. 20 chains to the inch.. 634570