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Brighton Cemetery walk – Anzac walk
May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Brighton Cemetorian’s Anzac Walk – When: May 1, 2022 at 2.00pm. This walk begins from the top gate on Hawthorn Road [near the cnr of Sheffield St]
As part of the FLAG Commemoration 50 Australian Flags are attached to a pole at the side of Veterans graves to publicly commemorate the role of our Men and Women as part of the Australian war effort from 22nd April to the 2nd May. This walk will visit 8 service persons who have been honoured with a flag. James Ernest Newland who was awarded a VC ‘For most conspicuous bravery, and devotion to duty, in the face of heavy odds, on three separate occasions’, Gladys Cain a Nurse at Caulfield Military Hospital who died during the Spanish Flu Epidemic, George Hawke Northcote whose wife persevered to be allowed to go to England to care for her husband George who was badly injured. Today we pay homage
Bookings are essential – Lois on 9558 4248 or firstname.lastname@example.org – $15 per person [cash as there are no credit card facilities]