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The name Changi is synonymous with the suffering of Australian prisoners of the Japanese during the Second World War. This is ironic, since for most of the war

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402745 Pilot Officer Rawdon Hume Middleton RAAF

Attached to 149 Squadron RAF

Night of 28th-29th November 1942, in raid on Turin, Italy

Rawdon Hume Middleton,

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The troopship SS Drayton Grange - AWM Accession Number P04340.006
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SS Drayton Grange, a British merchant vessel, was chartered to carry 1,500 troops to Australia at the end of the Boer War. However, Admiralty Transport

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Sergeant Lewis McGee - image cropped from AWM Accession Number A02623
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Lewis McGee was born in Ross, Tasmania in 1888 and was living in Avoca, Tasmania with his wife and daughter when he enlisted in early 1916.  He was allocated to

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On Monday 23 April 1990, some 250 people attended the unveiling of a memorial and the dedication of the Avenue of Honour in the Mont Park Grounds, near Cherry

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Just, a few more, steps, to go, almost, there! Wow, just look at the amazing views! These were the views you would see if you had the courage to climb the 52

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The Memorial dedication panel
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The Renaissance style memorial is composed of Ross (Tasmania) freestone and marble with a coping band around the base of Malmsbury (Victoria) bluestone.

At the

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If you have driven past “The Hall” at Arthurs Creek recently, you will probably have noticed a large rock and a new flagpole located by the front gate. The

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Hurstbridge Memorial Park and the Hurstbridge Avenue of Honour stand as memorials to local soldiers who served in WW1 and the spirit of the local community. 

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On 5th March 1945, a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Lockheed 'Hudson' aircraft crashed into the sea whilst attempting to land. The aircraft crashed into the

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War Memorail Seats
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Two memorial seats facing the Coral Sea on Vasey Esplanade in Trinity Beach, have First World War significance. The seats were dedicated to local efforts during

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Stratford Cenotaph
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A simple memorial is set in a small park next to the railway line and Bowls Club. It comprises a marble rock (0.9m high) and plaque with an adjacent flagpole as