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Former Dandenong Primary School student Sergant Oswald Green.
Picture: Dandenong and District Historical Society
Crosses tell tragic tale
THE 53 former Dandenong Primary School students who served in World War I were remembered when the school’s recently restored honour board was reded... Read More »
Peter Neumann with photos of his paternal grandfather Arthur Neumann and his wife, his parents Troy and Maria and his maternal grandparents Joseph and Gertrude Kempf. 135826 Picture: KIMBERLEY CARTMELL
View from the other trench
BERWICK man Peter Neumann serves as a reminder of the other side of war. His grandfather Arthur fought for Germany during World War I. “I know h... Read More »
RAAF Squadron Leader, Jamie Braden and Captain Glenn Mitchell, front, with Councillor Fiona McAllister, Rohan Saric-Skewes, George Perini, Maddie Wilson and Healesville RSL commemorations officer  Bob Gannaway at this morning's Anzac Day dawn service. Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
Thousands rise early for Anzac tribute
THOUSANDS of residents have braved rainy weather this morning to attend Anzac Day dawn services around the Yarra Valley and Dandenongs. Healesville RS... Read More »
Tim Parker, left, pictured with wife Lara - has been sacked as Casey Cavaliers Big V women's coach effective immediately. 124585 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Cavs axe coach
CASEY Cavaliers are on the hunt for a new Big V women’s team coach after the Casey Basketball Association severed ties with Tim Parker. Citing a bre... Read More »
Aryana Rusmussen, 5, from Warwick will march in her first Anzac Day parade on Saturday. She is pictured at the Leslie Park Cenotaph. 138007 Picture: TERRY WEST
Bush to battle
TENS of thousands of people will march though major cities on Anzac Day but there is nothing more enduring than the legend of the region’s country s... Read More »
From left, Pam Priest (with a 1916 letter from her grandmother's uncle, written at the Somme, France, and also with a cartridge he collected from the beach at Gallipoli), Kim Parry (from the Royal Australian Navy holding medals belonging to his grandfather Roy Parry, 27th Battalion, H Company, 2nd Division AIF), Ken Wardley (with his father Frederick Wardley's medals) and Roger Boness (RSL president).137612 Picture: ROB CAREW
Gallipoli to take the lead
MOUNT Evelyn’s Gallipoli soldier descendants will be front and centre on Anzac Day, with the RSL announcing the relatives of Diggers will head up th... Read More »