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

Beaconsfield Avenue of Honour

Transcription (Plaque 1) Beaconsfield Avenue of Honour 1914-1918 In 1928 Beaconsfield Progress Association applied to the Country Roads Board to plant the / Avenue and funding was provided by Ada Armytage. Black poplar trees were planted in 1929 / to honour the 65 servicemen from Beaconsfield and district who served in World War 1. /… Read More

Bunyip Uniting Church

Great War Honor Roll Transcription Bunyip Methodist Church / Roll of Honor Bastin J / Barnett Clifd/ Barnett C / Campigli D / Dale C* / Forsyth RB / Heatly E / Heatly H / Jenkins S / Jewell J / Masters PT / Miles E / Miles RB / Miles WJ / Morrison G / Mouser… 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

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

Nar Nar Goon Soldiers Memorial Community Centre

Soldiers Memorial Hall Mural sponsors Transcription Soldiers Memorial Hall / Sponsored by the Nar Nar Goon Bingo Club, Tennis Club, Mariah Hill Alpaca Ranch / Chairo Christian School, St. James Church Iona, Melbourne Aquarium / Community Centre, St. James Catholic School, Bev, Kev, Cara & Matt Mellowship / Cricket Club, St .John’s Anglican Church, Barbara… Read More

Soldier Settler Memorial Garden

Soldier Settler Memorial Garden plaque Transcription Soldier Settler / Memorial Garden This Garden is a tribute to the World War 1 Soldier Settlers / who farmed in Narre Warren North from 1934 to 1975. / The Soldier Settlement blocks which averaged 15 acres in size / were mainly for dairying and poultry production. The Soldier Settlers were: / Thomas &… Read More

Berwick RSL

Opening Ceremony plaque Transcription The Berwick RSL New Clubrooms / (RSL Est. 1919) / were officially opened on 3 October 1993 / by / Bruce C Ruxton OBE / State President Victoria / Returned & Services League of Australia / President KE Newitt / Honorary Secretary / HM Samuel JP Berwick Grammar School Boer War… Read More

La Trobe Tetley Anzac Student Prize

Announced 23 April 2012 by Laura Smyth (La Trobe MP). The La Trobe Tetley Anzac Student Prize commemorates Arthur Norman Tetley, from Berwick who served in the 8th Light Horse and took part in the Anzac charge at the Nek on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. Arthur was seriously wounded at Lone Pine and died… Read More