Battle of Oakleigh 1888 Part II

Logistics Exercises like this, small in scale and time by Easter camp standards though it was, still required considerable logistics – rations had to be arranged and issued to the soldiers to carry in their haversacks or ration carts pre-positioned in the exercise area, medical arrangements had to be made

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The Battle for Oakleigh 1888 Part I

Part I Introduction 1888 was a particularly busy year in the life of the nascent Militia forces in Victoria. Formed in 1885 to replace in large part Volunteer forces which had been in existence since the mid- 1850s, Militia involvement in the social, civil and military life of this wealthy

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Taking its place: a history of Oakleigh

A comprehensive book on Oakleigh’s social, sporting, cultural and civic life. By local author and historian Helen Gobbi. $35.00  

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Centenary of the Oakleigh District Poultry 1914-2014

On Saturday 2 August 2014 I was privileged to attend the Oakleigh District Poultry Society’s Annual Show in the poultry pavilion of the Dandenong Showgrounds where rows of caged soft and hard feather birds and waterfowl were judged by a panel drawn from across Australia. It was also the 100th

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Windows into History catalogue

Windows into History was a project to apply digital print film of local historical images to the window glazing at the Monash Federation Centre. The Windows into History catalogue reproduces each panel and gives its description. Catalogue. $5.00 Postcards from the Windows into History Catalogue. 1. Oakleigh Hotel Corner of Broadway

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Oakleigh’s Golden Days: A pictorial history

Oakleigh's Golden Days contains around 100 images of Oakleigh's early people, places and events. $15.00

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fallen leaves:

fallen leaves: commemorating Oakleigh district men who served and died during World War 1 By Andrew J Kilsby, Peter Beckett, and Helen Gobbi. $25.00                Is your soldier there? View the list of names from the book.

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