August Guest Speaker

Sailing to Australian in 1835, 16-year-old John Dawson watched in alarm as three of his sisters developed smallpox.  Although all survived this dreaded disease, their faces bore tell-tale scars for…

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In Memorandum

Why do some Honour Rolls in Australia use the American spelling of “Honor”? Honour rolls were first used in America circa 1905. Communities erected them to remember those who fought…

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Concord’s Memorial Avenue

Concord’s Memorial Avenue
Concord Road 1918, showing recently planted trees

Concord Memorial Avenue - Officially Opened Yesterday (so reads the article in the Sun of 4th August 1918) “I hope every municipality in NSW will follow Concord’s example in honouring…

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