Tag: World War 2

  • Inside Our Collection – The much travelled Willow Christmas cake tin and ‘postal bag’

    Inside Our Collection – The much travelled Willow Christmas cake tin and ‘postal bag’

    In many museums it is easy to find objects that look really quite ordinary. You might wonder  why they have been kept at all.  Strangely, it is often these very ordinary looking objects that have the most extraordinary stories to tell. This is certainly the case with a Willow cake tin and a handmade calico […]

  • Remembrance Day 2017

    Remembrance Day 2017

    As part of Remembrance Day 2017, local military enthusiast Gary Traynor led a large  and very successful tour of the concrete bunkers built during World War 2 by the RAAF as part of the coastal defence system against Japanese and German invasion. The day began with the Remembrance Day service, moved around to the Remembrance […]