Friends of St Kilda Cemetery

The Friends of St Kilda Cemetery are a not-for-profit community group working actively with Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of St Kilda Cemetery.

ANZAC TOUR 2019

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ANZAC TOUR 2019, ST KILDA CEMETERY

2.00PM SUNDAY 28 APRIL 2019

Join us on this visit to the graves of WW1 veterans and others who fought for Australia.  This tour includes the graves of Albert Jacka VC, MC and Bar, Sir John Charles Hoad, Matron Mary Finlay and many others. As always, this tour will be colourful and engaging and have something of interest for everyone.

Cost $15 including afternoon tea, pay on day. Meet at main gates Dandenong Road.

Bookings required.  Email info@foskc.org or telephone Sheila 9531 3648 or Liz 0422 379 053

Future tours:

A Life in the Law, Sunday 26 May 2019 at 2.00pm

Musicians and Photographers buried at St Kilda Cemetery, Sunday 23 June 2019 at 2.00pm

Won’t you come and join us – we would love to meet you

 

Did you know - the remains of three victims from the fever ship “Glen Huntly” were removed from Point Ormond and reburied in St Kilda Cemetery in 1898.

Did you know - that Major General Sir John Hoad, the Australian Army’s second Chief of the General Staff, started his working career as a teacher. His last teaching position was at Brighton Road State School no.1479, St Kilda.

Did you know - that on 27 August 1890 in the St Kilda Cemetery a memorial was unveiled to honour the early pioneers who had come out in the ship ‘Glen Huntly’.

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  • St Kilda Cemetery
    Dandenong Road St Kilda East

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