Leongatha Avenue of Honour

Leongatha Avenue of Honour On Saturday June 22nd 1918 the community of Leongatha and District gathered near the Leongatha Butter Factory to plant an avenue of trees in a single day.. The Great Southern Star reported the event. “ Never in the history of the Shire of Woorayl has so much enthusiasm been shown in
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Centenary of Gallipoli

The Centenary of Gallipoli February 22nd, 2015 This year Australia commemorates 100 years since the landing of the Australian troops at Anzac Cove on April 25th 1915. The Society gained a grant to have photographs of the fallen from the former Woorayl Shire printed and mounted. These will form the main part of an exhibition to be
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Departure of the first Anzac convoy

Departure of the first Anzac convoy February 22nd, 2015 Saturday November 1st was the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Anzac convoy from Albany. On the transports were some young men from Leongatha and district. They were : Tom Alexander Horace Bair William Cook John Carl Due Leo and Llew Gwyther Ernest Muhleison Allan
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