Engaging with the broader community in exploring the amazingly rich history of Moruya and the surrounding districts
World War 1 Gallery
3rd Battalion AIF
Herbert Frederick (Fred) Hutchings
Private Frederick Clarke
Private Alfred Cole of Nerrigundah,.Killed at the Battle Of Menin Road – just after occupying “Ignorance Trench” Buried where he fell by Private McDonald
Sergeant David Samuel Anderson was born at ‘Lakeview’, Bergalia in 1892. David volunteered for the First World War and served in Gallipoli and Egypt before arriving in France in June 1916. His battalion (54th) was sent to relieve troops at Fromelles in northern France, close to Belgium. He was killed in the Battle of Fromelles (Pheasant Wood)19-20 July 1916. By using DNA his body was identified in 2014.
A donation box used to collect money for the Red Cross during World War 1. This box is currently on display at the Moruya Museum.
Corporal William Charles Ravaillon
Sargt. David Anderson
One of The postcards Leo de Saxe bought in Egypt before he left for Gallipoli.
Private Harry Keyte
Letters were extremely important to the troops and to their families at home
Reginald George Costin
Red Cross box
LT James Stuart Leslie Ross 589 Australian Flying Corps A.I.F. – Photo courtesy of AWM