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    The Geelong Peace Memorial

    The Geelong Peace Memorial faces directly into Johnstone Park, which is bounded by Fenwick, Mercer, Little Malop and Gheringhap Streets, and Railway Terrace. Facing directly onto Johnstone Park, the building known as the Geelong Peace Memorial is located in an area initially reserved as public space in the 1858 Geelong...

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    Identical Honour Boards in different locations

    Two Identical honour boards have been located and photographed in different locations. The Moorabool Presbyterian Church Honor Roll was located in the Bannockburn Presbyterian Church and its identical twin is in the Anakie Presbyterian Church. An article in the Geelong Advertiser 26 June 1918 goes some way to explaining the...

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    The Mission School Honor Roll

    The Mission School for Destitute Children was opened in Yarra Street Geelong in 1876 following the closing of Ragged schools. Children in need were fed, clothed and educated was sponsored by a number of local women and led by Mrs G M (Annie) Hitchcock wife of George (founder of Geelong...

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