Remembering those who served
As part of the FLAG Commemoration where we will have 50 Australian Flags 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
On this walk we 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 perservered to be allowed to go to England to care for her husband George who was badly injured. Today we pay homage.