Winchelsea

Soldiers Memorial Grandstand

Location:  70 Hopkins Streeet, Eastern Reserve, Winchelsea

After some controversy over the type of soldiers memorial to be built at Winchelsea, a grandstand on the football reserve was chosen web Winch-7despite the Returned Services League (RSL)   wanting just clubroom for returned servicemen. The funds for the memorial which incorporated the RSL clubrooms underneath were raised by public donation .

Tender for the grandstand was accepted by the committee in February 1923 with an expected completion date in June 1923 at a cost of £700. Specifications were cut down to allow the concrete walled memorial to be built with the amount in hand and all carting was voluntary to help meet costs.

 


 

Memorial Cairn Honour Roll 

Location:  70 Hopkins Streeet, Eastern Reserve, Winchelsea

The cairn lists the names of WW1 servicemen who died during the war.

 

 

 


 Memorial Plaque

Location: Winchelsea Tea Rooms, 28 Hesse street, Winchelsea

In honour of those who served in all wars.

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 Winchelsea Residents Roll of Honour

In memory of those who enlisted for active service overseas. On 27 August 1922 the unveiling ceremony of the shire honour board was held with a combined church service at the shire hall. The Rev. F.W. Rolland, M.A., MC., principal of the Geelong College unveiled one of the shire honor rolls.

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