Final Welcome Home

At 8pm on 14 February 1920 the Graham Street Methodists conducted the Final Welcome Home to their Returned Soldiers in the Graham Street Methodist … [Read more...]

French Button Day

In July 1916, the Mayor, Cr Albert Tucker, instituted a French Button Day to be held on Friday, July 14 (Bastille Day). He called upon the ladies who … [Read more...]

Fundraising Bazaar – 9 June 1917

Among the papers found with the Honour Roll in the recess in the Nott Street School “Old Boys” Memorial were a few copies of a letter distributed by … [Read more...]

Graham Street School Honour Board

An article in the Standard under the headline "Answered Country's Call - Roll of Honor - Graham Street State School Old Boys" published on 6 November … [Read more...]

Grant (Perazzo) – Brown Scandal

It is not usual for the pages of the Truth; newspaper to be referenced in a soldier’s war record but such is the case with James Alexander … [Read more...]

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Honour Board

The First World War Honour Board from the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Bay Street, Port Melbourne does not bear any identification other than the … [Read more...]

Holy Trinity Branch of League of Soldiers’ Friends

On a chilly August night in 1917, three years into the Great War, a Mr Wray arrived in Port from the Melbourne headquarters of the League of Soldiers’ … [Read more...]

Leave for the 1914 Men

“I will have a trip before long, as all the 1914 men are to be given six months’ furlough to Australia. A few are to go each month – married men … [Read more...]

Margins Memories and Markers

Margins Memories and Markers (2003-2005) is a multi-location public art installation by the City of Port Phillip.  The stories presented at six … [Read more...]

Methodist Football Club Honour Board

The honour board for the football club associated with the Graham Street Methodist Church was unveiled in school hall on Saturday 5 February 1916 … [Read more...]