MAKING AN APPOINTMENT WITH HISTORY MONASH INC

History Monash will be closed during January 2021.  If you would like to contact History Monash during this time, please send a message to [email protected] History Monash will be open at the Monash Federation Centre from 2 February until 14 December 2021 on Tuesdays, between 10 am and 2 pm,

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Thank you to Bendigo Bank

Bendigo Bank – Pinewood Community Bank – recently presented History Monash Inc with a sponsorship grant for $800. In these times of heightened community need, History Monash recognises the generosity of Bendigo Bank – Pinewood Community Bank – to many community organisations in the City of Monash. History Monash is

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The Young Brothers: A World War II Tribute

Cyril Frank Young and Ivan Charles Young Brothers Cyril and Ivan Young were both lost to World War II service in very different theatres of war and circumstances. Twenty-seven-year-old Cyril died at Kuching camp, as a prisoner of war of the Japanese; twenty-one-year-old Ivan died in the Middle East, shot

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The Spanish Influenza: some local impacts of the 1919 pandemic

The pandemic referred to as the ‘Spanish flu’ started out on its devastating path in 1918, the last year of the First World War. It was passed among soldiers in Western Europe and at war’s end the virus spread rapidly around the world as soldiers returned from active service. Remote

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Oakleigh Memorial Gates

Source: H.G. Gobbi: Taking Its Place: A History of Oakleigh 2004. The Memorial Gates outside Oakleigh Primary School were dedicated in March 1925. At that ceremony, the Lady Mayoress (the wife of the Oakleigh Mayor, Councillor Hughes, after whom Hughesdale is named) unlocked the gates for the first time. They

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