Colonial Forces Study Group (Qld)

Queensland Military History: 1860-1901

 
Online Articles

Our members have compiled articles on various aspects of Queensland’s colonial military history. Copyright resides with the author. If you wish to quote from the articles please acknowledge the authors. If you wish to republish the article you will need the author’s approval.

Bravery during the 1893 floods, by Robert Finlay

Flashes of brilliance, the Heliograph in Queensland by Robert Finlay

Martini Enfield .303 carbines in Queensland, by Brian Rough

Splendid little chaps: fife and drum bands in Queensland's colonial defence forces, by Brian Rough

Report on the identification and provenance of guns located in Alexandra Park Bundaberg, by Brian Rough, with permission of the Bundaberg Regional Council

Shearers Strike of 1891, by Robert Finlay

A Year in the Life of the Queensland Scottish Volunteer Corps, by Brian Rough

Citizen Soldiers, by the Hon. A. J. THYNNE, M.L.C., Major Commanding Volunteer Battalion

Defence Force Manoeuvres, Brisbane Courier, 28 September 1885

From
 Irish 
Rebel 
to 
Surgeon­ - Major: Dr 
O’Doherty 
and 
the 
Queensland 
Volunteer 
Force, By Brian Rough

The Queensland Scottish Rifle Club, by Robert Finlay

The Queensland Scottish Volunteer Corps Kilt, by James Scarlett and Brian Rough, originally published in ‘Military Illustrated’

The Attack On Brisbane, The Brisbane Courier, Tuesday 27 April 1886

The Rising Phoenix; the Status of the Queensland Defence Force in 1885, by Brian Rough

Oliver's water-bottle: Does the story really hold water?, by Brian Rough