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Folder - Shire of Eltham War Memorial

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

4 Folders: 4 Pages, 10 pages, 13 pages
Object Registration
harry gilham collection, fire spotting, kangaroo ground, shire of eltham war memorial, masefield h. j., cfa
Historical information
Proper Officer's report on an addition to the Kangaroo Ground Memorial Tower for Fire Spotting purposes: "This report covers the history of the tower, its uses, and reasons why it should be put to greater use, benefiting the Shire Council and ratepayers" Includes detailed commentary around the proposal to use the Shire of Eltham War Memorial at Kangaroo Ground for fire spotting. From Shire of Eltham archives. H. J. Masefield Property Officer.

Eltham Shire Council meetings 14 and 24 September 1973 references to fire watching facilities. Summary of end of season reports from spotters 1965-1973.

Supplementary notes (not related to fire spotting) from friends group or advisory group of Kangaroo Ground War Memorial park including design of seating, proposed budget for works, hand written notes from meeting by H.G. about 1999.

Newspaper clipping; Memorial a fire watch by Marguerite Marshall Diamond Valley News 16 March 1982.

Program for re-dedication of the Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Tower 8th November 2001 with Speaking notes from the day from Nillumbik Shire Mayor, Cr. Sigmund Jorgensen and Harry Gilham and Speech by John Landy, Governor of Victoria

Documents relating to the proposal to upgrade the fire spotting cabin, 2007 including a cost and concept plan dated 7 February 2009
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14 Jun 2020 at 4:14PM