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Most visitors to the AWM walk through the cloisters, past the names on the Roll of Honour. Many though, do not realise that there is another roll to honour the

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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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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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In May 1937, the Greenmount Road Board accepted a tender from Whittaker Bros for a 36ft Oregon timber flagpole at a cost of £13/10/- to be placed at the war

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The monument commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have served in all wars and conflicts. This memorial was replaced by a new memorial in Beauty Park

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Captured German howitzer from 1916.

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‘Country News’, The Argus (Melbourne, VIC), 13 Jun 1917, p11 reports the opening and naming of the Amphitheatre Anzac Avenue. 

The residents of Amphitheatre

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Daylesford Cenotaph Les Pitt

 

On 19th July 1929 Daylesford Borough Council agreed to take over the fundraising for a war memorial from the RSL. For a

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¹H.M.A.S. Pirie was one of fifty six Australian Minesweepers (commonly known as corvettes) built during World War 2 in Australian shipyards as part of the

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This memorial is in honour of Patrick "Paddy" Bugden VC, who came from this district. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in the

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Named in honour of Patrick "Paddy" Bugden VC. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in the saving the lives of many wounded comrades

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Name in honour of Albert John Cockerill DSO, who was a native of Casino, NSW. Enlisting in the RAAF during WWII, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Order