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Bruce Astley was an ex-student of Dubbo High School. He was the third son of Laurence Astley, the donor of the Astley Cup. The Astley Cup, which is a multi

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Edward Maxwell England was in the RAAF. He received the Distinguished Flying  Cross. Edward was killed in a flying school accident in the UK on 25 February 1945

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A number of the men whose names are on this honour roll were ex-students of Dubbo High School. These included:  B Astley; L W Astley; G W Benham DSC; E M

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Anzac Memorial Park on Anzac Avenue, Hurstbridge
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Hurstbridge Memorial Park was established in 1991 as a remembrance place for all wars.  It sits at the bottom of Anzac Avenue and has a rock cairn for wreath

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Memorial at entrance to Hurstbridge Memorial Park and Recreation Reserve dedicated on 20th July 2015
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To commemorate 100 years since the start of the First World War the Shire of Nillumbik erected a number of memorial cairns at the site of existing war memorials

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Article from Trove dated 28 January 1921 detailing a meeting of the Hurstbridge Memorial Park Committee
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The Hurstbridge Memorial Park and Recreation Reserve was created by the people of Hurstbridge in 1921 in conjunction with the Avenue of Honour now known as

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Dedicated 1924. Fence added 1929 by Tom Perry in memory of his father. Relocated by Narromine Shire Council in c2015 about 50 metres from O'Neill Square (on

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Gatton Shire Roll of Honour is a wooden honour roll that commemorates those from the Shire who served in World War Two and Post World War Two conflicts. 

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This replica Long Tan Cross was erected by Gatton RSL Sub Branch on the 50th anniversary of the battle. The cross honours two men from the Lockyer Valley who

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These two obelisks were relocated in 1999 - 2000 from the original location in Cheltenham Park, off Park St, to the Memorial Precinct at Cheltenham RSL.

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A "Coo-ee" recruitment poster AWM ARTV05167
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Australia’s recruitment for the First World War began quickly as men flocked to recruiting depots to join up. That initial enthusiasm was dulled though as

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Two WWI columns flanked by WWII memorial and Boer War memorial
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This memorial of two columns has been relocated at least twice from its original location outside the (then) Soldier's Hall in Cheltenham.  It was later sited