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Gee, Mary (1869-1908) died in her cell at Boggo Road Gaol in January 1908. She had been admitted two days earlier for drunkenness, and had entered prison looking unwell. Her death was caused by cirrhosis of the liver and kidney and heart failure. She was married but her estranged husband lived in NSW.

Gillies, 2nd Lieutenant David Martin (1880-1915) was the youngest son of Thomas (1840-1903) and Helen Gillies (1837-1922) of Ruth Street, South Brisbane, and he attended Dutton Park State School. In the 1900s he was ‘an interstate footballer of note’ and represented Queensland in Rugby Union many times.

David served in World War I and was shot in the shoulder while leading his platoon in the unsuccessful push to take the summit of Sari Bair, Gallipoli, on 8 August 1915. He was one of five men missing after the charge, as described in an official report:
'The Turks, who were entrenched on the slopes of Sari Bair, were driven out of their first lines, but brought up their reserves, and as the Australians had no reserves, they were driven back. They retired to a gully between their trenches at Hill 971 and the Turkish trenches, and ultimately had to leave this gully on account of the machine gun fire. The above all fell in this charge. They lay on the ground swept by heavy fire, over which the Australians retired. If not prisoners, they must certainly be dead.
On the day of his death, and quite by chance, the Brisbane Courier printed a letter in which he informed his brother of his promotion after being wounded and spending a month in hospital:
'It is nearly three weeks since I arrived back here, and things have been fairly quiet. I have been acting corporal since I came back, and this morning Colonel Cannan sent for me and told me I had been promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant. It came as a bit of a surprise. I only hope I will be able to carry on successfully, if I don’t it will not be for want of trying. I missed all my letters when I was away wounded, and I don’t expect to see them now... My own wound has hardly left a mark, and I can tell you I am A1. Thanks for your soldierly advice, and you can rest assured we will do all our best for Australia and the Empire - the rest we must leave in God’s hands.'
David has no known grave, but is commemorated by a memorial in the South Brisbane Cemetery and also on the Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

The Grimes family: The Grimes family were pioneers of the Fairfield area. They arrived in Brisbane in 1849, coming from Warwickshire, England. William Grimes began work in a drapery store and eventually became the owner. Other family members bought a ridge near what was called the ‘Boggo scrub’ and grew potatoes and maize. They were experienced farmers and by 1857 George Grimes had started an arrowroot farm called ‘Fairfield’. At one time the family owned most of Fairfield as farms and a dairy. George and Samuel Grimes (right) owned three farms in the Yeerongpilly area. They also experimented with arrowroot and sugar production. George and Samuel bought nine acres at Yeronga, which were transferred to William in 1885. Here they built their ‘Kadumba’ home. The family were staunch Baptists, and in 1862 they gave land for a Mission Hall, which was built in 1865, and later became the Fairfield Baptist Church. William Grimes was the first to hold services there. Samuel went on to become a member of the Legislative Assembly and George was the second chairman of Stephens Shire. William Grimes died in 1896 and George Grimes died in 1910. Several family members are buried in South Brisbane Cemetery.

Grimes, Annie Clarissa (1863-1936), daughter of Samuel Grimes. Read her obituary here.

Grimes, Marjorie (1896-1956) (left), grand-daughter of William, was the first Girl Guide leader in Queensland, starting the 'Tarragindi Girl Scouts' group in 1915, and in 1919 she was appointed as the first State Secretary of the Girl Guides in Queensland.

Grindle, Robert (d.1936). Read the obituary of R Grindle here.