Castlemaine RSL Memorial GardenPrint Page
The Memorial Garden contains granite obelisks with plaques commemorating those who have served in various conflicts in which Australia has been involved, and community organisations who have supported them.
|Address:||Mostyn Street, RSL, Castlemaine, 3450|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.065905|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
Castlemaine District Vietnam Veterans.
Honour the dead but fight like hell for the living
Plaque 2 :
This plaque is placed as a tribute to all National Service personnel for their service in Australia`s military forces 1951 - 1972.
Service to the Nation
Plaque 3 :
In recognition of those who, by their determination formed the Returned Soldiers Club of Castlemaine (later known as the Castlemaine Sub-Branch R.S.S.A.I.L.A.) November 1917.
Founding President : Colonel J. W. B. Field
Founding Secretary : Sgt Major R. Mason D.C.M.
Plaque 4 :
Red Cross Australia - Castlemaine Communication and Transport assistance over many years
Plaque 5 :
Formed 1934. This plaque is to recognise the dedication and unselfish service to the Castlemaine R&SL Sub-Branch by members of the Castlemaine R&SL Ladies Auxiliary
Plaque 6 :
This plaque is an acknowledgement of the dedicated assistance given by the Salvation Army Red Shield Officers and Personel whilst served with the Australian Armed Forces throughout the World
Castlemaine Legacy Group
This plaque Commemorates 50 years of Dedicated service to the Widows of our returned Servicemen 1957 -2007
Plaque 2 :
Legacy Laurel Club
Established 1997 for the support, comfort and friendship, of all war widows within the Mount Alexander Shire Lest We Forget
Plaque 3 :
This Plaque has been installed by the Castlemaine R&SL Sub-Branch to acknowledge the support of Mount Granite Quarries V & V Oliver 2007
We Do Not Forget.
Castlemaine Fathers Association
1918 - 1970
In remembrance of their role during times of conflict providing support for their serving children and each other. We do not forget
Young at Heart
Mount Alexander Day Club
Commenced June 19th 2007 Companionship and enjoyment for all citizens of Mount Alexander Shire. Proudly supported by Department of Veterans` Affairs and Castlemaine R&SL Sub-Branch
The Castlemaine R&SL Sub-Branch thanks the following donors for their support of this Memorial Garden.
D & D Clark R & A Applebee Bradley Family B & M Thornbury M & B OAG Castlemaine Legacy Laurel Club A & M Allen G & B Ralph H J & J Hill B D Templar S Cawthan T & B Collins L & F Gliddon K & V Falconer M & H Douglas L/ACW M Montrose
Plaque : In Honour Of Sgt. W. Peeler V.C.
Plaque: Eric Harrison 10.08.1886 ~ 05.09.1945 Aviator, Born in Castlemaine, who established Australia`s first air base at Point Cook and made the country`s first military flight on 1st March 1914 Known as the Father of the RAAF