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The Waiting Woman
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She stands there, her gaze fixed forever on the horizon.  Determination and hope mark her face as she holds her hat against the breeze that blows from the

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Our ANZACs celebrating after a day of hard work
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Operation ANZAC Revamp was a project that involved the revamping of several bus stops to reflect two of the conflicts that are associated with ANZAC Cottage:

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Court of Remembrance - Voyager Memorial Park, Huskisson NSW
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Voyager Memorial Park in Huskisson Jervis Bay commemorates those who have served Australia in both conflict and peace time. This place of pride incorporates

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Unveiling of the Memorial on the 24th March by Mrs. C. Marlow at 12:30PM
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December 6, 1918
MEMORIAL TO FALLEN SOLDIERS
A meeting of the residents of Mologa was held in the Mologa East state school on Saturday evening last to decide on

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Detail of figures from the City of Melville War Memorial
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There are two sides to the memorial.
 
When viewed from a distance, the individual blades of the first side come together to form a single scene; a panoramic

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City of Melville War Memorial
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In 2013, the City of Melville and the Applecross RSL began discussing the development of a new war memorial for the local community, to exist as both a site for

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The following list describes a number of soldiers whose First World War record indicates an association with Captains Flat, NSW. It is undoubtedly not complete

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The Bassendean War Memorial has had three locations within the district.

The original site was on the corner of Wilson Street and Perth Road from 1920-1969.

The

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The citation for Private Ansell's Military Medal from records at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.
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Several men whose names appear on the Enoggera State School Roll of Honour received awards for gallantry during WW1.

Gallantry awards are given to servicemen

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The Ferguson family memorial at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Grovely. A tribute to both Hector and Douglas is engraved towards the bottom of the memorial.
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Whilst researching the names listed on the Enoggera State School Roll of Honour we noted there were several surnames that were repeated. It transpired that

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The following link will lead the user to a list of Second World War veterans who identified as being born in Captains Flat:

https://honouringveterans.org/search

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The Rev. John Walker, who lost three sons in France in the Great War, conceived the building of a Warriors' Chapel within the church construction dedicated to