War Memorial

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Top Secret Camps Catalina Boat Wrecks, Broome, WA

Set up at top secret camps and the world’s longest war memorial

  Lest we forget – Over 100 lives were lost at these heritage protected World War II Catalina flying boat wrecks, Broome, WA At eleven o’clock, on the eleventh day in the eleventh month – Aussies take time out for Remembrance Day. Heatley and I like to learn about war history as we travel, and all of these places you can do just that as well as find some top secret camps. For instance, do you know the world’s longest war memorial? Watch this clip for the answer… https://youtube.com/watch?v=wRfjyiEgGag%3Fmc_cid%3D13b610e4f2%26mc_eid%3DUNIQID Heard of Flying Boats? Lake Boga was a secret military camp

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Rocky Hill War Memorial

Visit the Rocky Hill War Memorial

It was on dusk when wearied in Goulburn, checked in and thought we’d take a drive before dinner.  The Rocky Hill War Memorial was imposing, even on dusk – and the bonus was a sea of city lights!  Made of stone conglomerate and concrete, the foundation stone was laid on ANZAC Day, 1924. Mostly funded by the public, the tower cost £5,500 to build and opened in 1925. The land was donated by Mr W J Bartlett in 1922 for a soldier’s memorial. However planning for the memorial itself and what form it would take started in 1918.  The 1923

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