Historical information

The memorial service held at the Bentleigh Recreation Reserve on Sunday, December 8, 1918. It was largely attended. The president of the Sire, Cr. D. White, was introduced to those present, by Cr T Marriott. Mr O. R. Snowball, M.L.A., unveiled the memorial tablet, which was inscribed as follows :-- “To the memory of Bentleigh boys who died for their country in the Great War 1914.18,. Greater love hath no Man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” OUR FALLEN HEROES
Austin, R J, (M.M.); Mitchell, R A; Baker, O R; Manfield G S; Bevis, D E; Norris, H; Crutchfield, C; Odgen, A.; Dodson, H E; Perry, L.; Dunigan, F J; Sharpin, G; Hill, G; Searle, J H; Jones, C; Smith, E R


Bentleigh residents remembers the "Bentleigh Boys" that were killed in World War One, the sons of pioneer familiies of the district

Physical description

Four page Programme, for the Memorial Service and unveiling of memorial Table to the Shire of Moorabbin's fallen Soldiers.