Category Archives: Memorials

*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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*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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V-Bret. Renovations.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has recently announced a major, three-year horticultural renovation project at Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery in France. Photo: View from the top of the Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux. [Chris Munro] The announcement was made on the Commissions … Continue reading

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Le Hamel Re-dedicated

The Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, re-dedicated the Australian Corps Memorial at Le Hamel Memorial in northern France, on Saturday 8th November, 2008. The new memorial replaces the original Australian Corps Memorial … Continue reading

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Bathurst War Memorial

Bathurst War Memorial Carillion Anniversary Celebrations Photo: Bathurst War Memorial Carillion and Boer War Memorial [Alan Kitchen] The 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the Carillion will take place on Sunday 9th November 2008 during the afternoon and continue into the evening. … Continue reading

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Preview new Memorial.

Australian Corps Memorial Park at Le Hamel is once again open to the public. The new Memorial will be officially re-dedicated at 3pm Saturday 8 November, 2008. This photo of the new memorial has just arrived from FFFAIF Member Yves … Continue reading

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