This file celebrates many of the Descendants of the Pioneers of the area, the children who attended the Logan Village School and also those who were working in the area by the time World War One had commenced.
The Area covered by this research were families oringlly living from Tambourine (Tamborine) to Jimboomba, to Waterford . These towns form a triangle which encompasses, MacLean, Logan Reserve, Stockleigh, Chambers Flat, Bethania, Buccan and of course Logan Village.
The first blocks of land were sold in Logan Village for 1 pound per acre on the 1st September 1863. Some of the first settlers were Mr John Watson, Mr George Hawkins, Mr W Norris, Mr Thomas Matthias, Mr John Pownall, Mr John Campbell, Mr William Ambrose, J & M Mellor and Mr William Drynan.
Some of the settlers who followed not long afterwards were Father Scortechini, Mr Henry Weaber and L Strachan.
Other families who soon moved into the area include, Hein, Schlort, Kroning, Mollenhagen, Stegeman, Wendt, Bobermien, Schmidt, Musch and Kloss.
The first school opened in 1870 and was held in the Logan Village Church on River Street. This was classed as a provisional school until 1900 when the school grew large enough to became a State
We at the Museum have endeavoured to keep the information as factual and true as possible.
The Diggers are listed in alphabetical Order.
Should any one have any further information on any one of these Diggers, or know of any we have missed, we would certainly appreciate your contacting us to include them in our collection.
Each of these Diggers have a booklet which includes a family tree as best we can at the start of the 100 year anniversary of WW1, and these are available for viewing at the Museum. This is as current as research will allow as at the 19th April 2022. There will be updates as they become available and this information will be accessible at the Museum.
denotes those who have paid the supreme sacrifice, and buried over seas.
We do hope that you enjoy reading these many stories, and try to realise how much such an impact had on so many families in the most different ways.
All photos have been sourced from the RSL Virtual Wall or the families belonging to these ANZACS and the Pictorial Honour Roll for Australia.
These Soldiers are all in Alphabetical order. Their photos if available are placed within their short history.
Please feel free to contact the Museum if you would like to give or ask about any information.