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Denzil Scrivens

St John's Anglican Cathedral guide and parishioner

Denzil Scrivens

About Denzil -

Denzil Scrivens is a former senior policy advisor with the Queensland Government. Since retirement, he has been a volunteer Guide with St John’s Cathedral, and in 2017 he published a book on the Cathedral’s eminent architect JL Pearson. Denzil has degrees in history and public administration from UWA and UQ, with a special interest in the history of St John’s Cathedral.

Articles by Denzil

Dates & Seasons Ma Ma Creek Andrews family Digger monument Dates & Seasons

Church war memorials: our Diocese’s legacy

“Erecting memorials after World War I was one way of helping people come to terms with their grief, as well as expressing gratitude for the sacrifice and courage of the Diggers who served. The size of the monument at the Ma Ma Creek church reflects the sheer scale of loss experienced by one local Anglican family, the Andrews family,” says Denzil Scrivens from St John’s Cathedral