World War I Centenary

Trooper Clark Batman and Major Hugh Venables of the 1st Light Horse Regiment  at Rosebery, NSW

2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of World War I.

The City of Botany Bay and Botany Historical Trust are seeking community involvement, and support from residents, in commemorating the role of local families during World War I.

The City of Botany Bay are seeking to borrow or copy items, including photographs, diaries, and memorabilia, of Botany Bay LGA residents and servicemen from 1914 to 1918.

We are also keen to hear family stories that may be relevant.

If you have memorabilia or stories to share, then we would love to hear from you.

Or please join us for our next public meeting. Bookings essential.

Saturday, 24th May 2014

1.00pm – 3.00pm

Mascot Library and George Hanna Memorial Museum
2 Hatfield Street, Mascot

RSVP:        Ph: 9366 3888 or 9366 3863

Or e-mail:


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