Tag: ANZAC Day

  • News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 23 April 1921

    Featured Image: A good sulky load Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 23 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society AN enjoyable Cinderella was held on Saturday night under the management of Moruya Race Club. ANZAC MEMORIAL. – An Anzac Memorial Service will be held in the Church of England on […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    Featured Image: Monarch Hotel Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MOTOR CAR PIONEER. – We notice that Mr. G. Harrison has put another eight-cylinder Cadillac on the Moruya run in charge of his old driver, Mr. Les Ree, who has always won public […]

  • ANZAC Day jigsaws

    ANZAC Day jigsaws

    Featured image: Completed jigsaw puzzle No.4 -Cenotaph stone with inscription, Moruya Quarry – 54 pieces Our librarian has created and uploaded another set of jigsaws. Once again, these puzzles  are all based on photographs in our collection. They all have an ANZAC Day theme. They are: Nerrigundah Roll of Honour – 35 pieces Postcard from Egypt […]

  • ANZAC Day – The Origin of the Dawn Service

    ANZAC Day – The Origin of the Dawn Service

    As we rapidly approach the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 in August, 1914, it is timely to reflect on the traditions and ceremonies that resulted from our participation in the Great War – the War to End All Wars. Australia’s participation in the WW1 was our first real test as a nation following Federation in […]