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Pelican Waters QLD - Street Names
Hartley Crescent

During the Second World War, the Sunshine Coast was an active training area for Australian and American troops.

Padre Frank Harley was a well known personality in the district at this time. 

The Padre took it upon himself to organise the “Bullfights” (as his Sunday highs teas became known) for the benefit of troops camped nearby and, on occasion, American troops in transit. 

Collecting milk, butter and eggs from local farmers, and tea and bread from the army, he arranged for sandwiches, cakes and tarts to be prepared. 

The social evenings were then held in the old supper room under the Landsborough Memorial Hall, with the refreshments served by the local ladies and girls. 

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Australian Army marching in Caloundra

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