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Folder - Avenue of Honour, Eltham

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
26 pages
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Object Registration
04944
Keywords
harry gilham collection, avenue of honour, eltham
Historical information
The idea, development and maintenance of an Avenue of Honour followed the suggestion in 1918 to "memoralise the brave deeds of our soldiers" in World War One. It was planted in Main Road, formerly Maria Street, Eltham.

Folder contains photocopies of transcribed newspaper articles 1918-1925, photocopy from Eltham Shire Council correspondence, 1921, copy of list of residents from the Shire of Eltham who enlisted in World War One, minutes of "Welcome Home Committee", 1919. Photocopies of photos of Avenue over time.
Last updated
8 Jun 2020 at 12:33PM