Posts tagged Pakenham Cemetery

Flying Officer Andrew Fisher Chalman

Flying Officer Andrew Fisher Chalman
Today is Remembrance Day and we mark the anniversary of the ending of the First World War (Armistice Day) with what is now known to us as Remembrance Day. A day in which all Australians are hopefully observing just a minute’s silence in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars or armed conflicts. But there are other service men [...]

Our first Pakenham Cemetery Tour

Our first Pakenham Cemetery Tour
Wendy B's group listening intently to George Ritchie's story. Sunday 30th October was a great day for ducks but perhaps not the ideal weather conditions for a cemetery tour. Nevertheless, 25 people braved the elements and joined us for a walk around the Pakenham Cemetery. The weather was kind to us in the end, only a shower here and t [...]

Pakenham Cemetery Tour

Pakenham Cemetery Tour
Pakenham Cemetery We’re celebrating History Week (23-30 October) with a tour of the Pakenham Cemetery at 11 am on 30th October 2011. Gazetted in 1865, this picturesque little cemetery has many stories to tell, so come and hear a few of them with us. Cost – $5 per person (tea and coffee supplied). Bookings are essential, to book or [...]

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