Soldiers and sailors line up for minor clothing repairs Brisbane 1940

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 March 1940

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Creator: Unidentified. Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd.

Location: Brisbane, Queensland.

Description: Stitch in time saved this AIF man's trousers from more serious repairs. A line-up at the Welfare Recreation Room at City Hall basement yesterday for minor sewing repairs. Mrs L. Cotterell was hostess for the day. (Description taken from Courier Mail, 7 March 1940, p. 8)

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