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Featuring local soldiers, A Walk Though The Wars explores the Boer War, World War One and Two and Vietnam. This event coincides with the final year of the 100 years of ANZAC commemorations, taking visitors through the wars focusing on local soldiers and telling their stories.

Learn about the history of the wars, what was the Drayton Grange, why was there a Royal Commission into the conduct on the ship? One local soldier died on the infamous Montevideo Maru, learn how that ship came to grief taking all on board with it.

Major Wiliam Affleck Adams wrote many letters home to his family, while he was reassuring them all was okay he was soon to die, from a shell fragment that pierced his left shoulder, leaving him to die far from his loving family.
Wandong Heathcote Junction paid a huge price in the first world war, so many soldiers, given rousing send offs from the local hall, so many never to return.

This exhibition is a once only, anyone with an interest in military matters should not miss it. There will be military vehicles on display and memorabilia from local soldiers within the exhibition.

Content: Wandong History Group Inc

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  • Car park
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking
  • Public toilet
Entry cost:

Free Entry


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details