Lyndhurst War Memorial

The Lyndhurst War Memorial was unveiled on Saturday 11 November 2017. Transcription The story of this door This door represents the homestead door for / eight young men – farmers and rural workers / – who left their homes in the Lyndhurst district to / fight in World War 1 and World War 11. Sadly… Read More

Pakenham South War Memorial

Transcription Erected by the residents of / Pakenham South in memory of / those who served. First World War Blackwood AJ / Blackwood AM / Blackwood JA / Ellett A / Ellett JA / Ellett RH / Gribble WC / Lasich W / Leadoux JJ / Peel A / Smith WC / Vaughan TH /… Read More

Tynong War Memorial

  War Memorial plaque Transcription This memorial / is dedicated to those / men and women of Tynong area / who served their country / in / Boer War, World War 1, World War 2 / Korea, Vietnam. Dedication plaque Transcription Local amateur geologist, Mrs Mary Ann Ryan, / suggested to the National War Memorial… Read More

Bunyip War Memorial

Transcription Erected by / a grateful public / to the honored memory / of the soldiers of / Bunyip and District / who lost their lives / in the European War of / 1914 – 1919 / Lest We Forget Beswick EE / Bradshaw SG / Carter W / Clarkin W / Dawes G /… Read More

Buchanan Park

  Buchanan Park This park is named for James Buchanan (1827-1914) who was a prominent early settler in Berwick. He was a  founder and trustee of the Berwick Presbyterian Church and the Mornington Farmers Society. Member of the Berwick District Road Board and the Berwick Shire Council. MLC for the South Eastern Province from 1876… Read More

Berwick War Memorial

In 1919 a group of prominent community figures formed a committee to arrange for the construction of a War Memorial in Berwick. It was to be dedicated to those soldiers who had lost their lives in the service of their country during the Great War and who had some connection with Berwick. The location selected… Read More

Koo Wee Rup & District War Memorial Swimming Pool

  Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription Koo-Wee-Rup and District / War Memorial Swimming Pool / opened by / The Honourable BJ Dixon, MP / Minister for Youth, Sport and Recreation / 2nd February, 1975. Cranbourne Shire President – Councillor CM Utber, JP. HK & SM Ridgway Clubroom plaque Transcription Koo-Wee-Rup & District Swimming Club / “HK… Read More

Garfield War Memorial

Memorial Plaque Transcription This Memorial / is dedicated to all those / men and women of / Garfield and surrounding district / who served their country / in / Boer War / World War 1 / World War 2 / Korea / Vietnam Lest We Forget Dedication Plaque Transcription 20th June 2001 / This memorial… Read More

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