Category Archives: Memorial Way

45th Btn Plaque unveiled

45th Battalion Commemorative Plaque Photo: 45th Battalion Commemorative Plaque On Saturday 7 November 2009 a Commemorative Plaque to recognise the sacrifice and service of the members of the 45th Infantry Battalion was unveiled at Mortdale Memorial Park, Boundary Road Mortdale … Continue reading

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*Memorial Ceremony

A Memorial Ceremony will be held at Oatley (Sydney) War Memorial on Sunday 1st November at 2 pm. Photo: Oatley War Memorial [Chris Munro] Oatley RSL Sub-Branch is holding a ceremony to honour the memory of servicemen whose names were … Continue reading

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*Memorial Way No.11

June 8th is ‘Anniversary Day’ or ‘Bounty Day’ on Norfolk Island. On this day in 1856 the Pitcairn Islanders landed at Norfolk Island to start the Third Settlement. Less than 60 years later, men from the island were volunteering to become … Continue reading

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*Memorial Way No. 10: Dubbo

Dubbo War Memorial, NSW. The City of Dubbo is located in western NSW (32o14’46.70”S, 145o36’15.16”E ) and is the location of the FFFAIF’s second Regional Meeting for 2009. The population of Dubbo is nearing 40,000 people with a regional population … Continue reading

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Memorial Way No.4

In Memorial Way this week we look at The Gundagai War Memorial in country NSW. The information and photos have been provided by FFFAIF Committee member Graeme Hosken. Graeme also edits our DIGGER Magazine. The Gundagai (NSW) War Memorial The Gundagai … Continue reading

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*Memorial Way No.3 Atherton Qld

This week we feature the Atherton War Memorial, west of Cairns in Queensland. Queensland memorials will be a regular feature of Memorial Way thanks to the generosity of the authors of Salute the Brave – A Pictorial Record of Queensland War Memorials, … Continue reading

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Memorial Way No.2

In Memorial Way this week we look at The Tumblong Memorial and The Cudal Memorial Gates in country NSW.  The information and photos have been provided by FFFAIF Committee member and editor of DIGGER Graeme Hosken. The Tumblong (NSW) Memorial … Continue reading

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*Intro Memorial Way

Memorial Way will be a regular posting on the FFFAIF website featuring Memorials of the Great War from around Australia. Soldier Memorials started to appear on the Australian landscape soon after the Boer War (1899-1902), to commemorate those men who … Continue reading

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*Memorial Way No.1

The first of our postings on Memorial Way has been contributed by FFFAIF member Ray Hudson and features The Cooks Hill Memorial at Bar Beach Newcastle (NSW). The Cooks Hill Memorial was erected before the end of 1917 at Bar … Continue reading

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