Narre Warren Memorial Gates

Today the Memorial Gates comprise four pillars – the inside pillars commemorating World War One were erected first, the outside pillars commemorating World War Two were later additons. Pillar 1 Transcription 1918 Erected / by the / Residents of / Narre Warren / As a Memorial / To those who answered / their Country’s Call… Read More

Narre Warren North War Memorial

Front Panel Transcription Erected / by residents of / Narre Warren North / in honour of the / brave boys who / enlisted from this / district for the / Great World War 1914 – 1918 H Battersby / R Moors / M Collis The above paid the / Supreme Sacrifice Additional plaque Transcription Re-dedicated… Read More

Gembrook Avenue of Honour in Memory of WW1 Soldiers

Avenue of Honour signage Transcription Gembrook Avenue of Honour / in Memory of WW1 Soldiers Plaques Transcription JL Ball / GV Fry / *B Hird /C Huby / A James / H Lloyd / A McDonald / A Mentiplay / F Pitt / *B Raleigh / JHC Russell / JB Ure / L Wade /… Read More

Gembrook War Memorial

Obelisk Transcription Borneo 1962 – 1966 / Vietnam 1962 – 1973 / East Timor / Afganistan World War I / 1914 – 1918 Korea 1950 – 1954 / Malaya 1948 – 1960 / Gulf War / Iraq World War II / 1939 – 1945 Plaques Commemorating all Australians who paid the supreme sacrifice Transcription They shall grow… Read More

Robinson Reserve

  Home of: Doveton Football Club Doveton Cricket Club Doveton Tennis Club Waverley & District Tennis Association LS Reid Oval no signage at time of surveys LS Reid Plaque Transcription ~ Leonard Stanley Reid DFC ~ / 29.9.1916 – 22.4.2003 / State Member for Dandenong / 1958 – 1969 / First Federal Member for Holt… Read More

Oak Tree Memorial Cranbourne

Plaque 1 Transcription Cranbourne Memorial Oak Trees / South Gippsland Highway / This beautiful avenue of oak trees (Quercus Robur) was planted in 1919 / in honour of those Cranbourne and district sons and daughters who served in / World War One, 1914-1918. Since this time, many more trees have been planted / in the… Read More

John Byron Reserve

John Byron Reserve Plaque Transcription JOHN BYRON JP / City of Berwick Councillor 1973-79, 1982-85 / Mayor 1984-85 / John Byron was born in Albury a descendant of a pioneering family and lived / at Richmond NSW until the death of his father who was an instructor in / saddlery at Hawkesbury College. Leaving school… Read More

Officer Union Church

Foundation Stone Transcription To The Glory of God / This stone was laid by / the Rev James Wilson / who laboured in / the district for 35 years. / May 4 1929. / H. Vivian Taylor, Architect.

Ash Wednesday Memorial Park

Plaque 1 (Lives & Property Lost) Transcription This plaque was erected by the residents of Upper Beaconsfield in grateful appreciation of the outstanding assistance given to our community during and after the Ash Wednesday Bushfires 16 Febrary 1983. Our community losses included 21 lives / 186 homes / St. Johns Church / General Store /… Read More