A Captured German Gun for Port!

An interesting aside has come from a meeting at Port Melbourne's Temperance Hall on Thursday evening, 20 March 1919. Representatives of fourteen … [Read more...]

A Poignant Note

Amongst the many papers found in the recess of the Nott Street School "Old Boys" Memorial is one very poignant note. While all the papers bar one … [Read more...]

Ainsworth, Herbert James (1)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 21 years 1 month Enlistment Details: Sunday, 28 February 1915 - Kalgoorlie, WA Service Number: 1     … [Read more...]

Allwell, Bernard Charles (2101)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC Age: 33 years 1 month Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 13 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 2101           … [Read more...]

Answering the Call

For many years Lieutenant Commander Mackenzie Gregory RAN (RTD) had a vision of a statue on the Port Melbourne foreshore to honour the service of all … [Read more...]

Bertie, Joseph (1073)

Place of Birth: Bendigo, VIC Age: 30 years 5 months Enlistment Details: Thursday, 1 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 1073           … [Read more...]

Bridge Street Presbyterian Church Honour Boards

An honour board listing 38 names of members of the Bridge Street Presbyterian Church was unveiled at the church by Rev W Borland, acting … [Read more...]

Cann, Henry Herbert Edward (1058)

Place of Birth: Croydon, England Age: 21 years 1 month Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 13 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 1058       … [Read more...]

Carns, Sydney Ryan Cuthbert (664)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC Age: 24 years Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 7 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 664           … [Read more...]

Collier, Percy (1057)

Place of Birth: Bendigo, VIC Age: 21 years 7 months Enlistment Details: Monday, 19 July 1915 - Melbourne, VIC Service Number: 1057           … [Read more...]