FAMILY HISTORY SEMINAR - The Lads Who Came Home
September 28th 2014, 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Presenter: Charlie Farrugia Public Record Office Victoria
Returned soldiers march through St. Arnaud, Victoria, in 1918. [HistoryInPhotos]
We hear a great deal about life in the trenches during the First World War, but what happened to the soldiers who returned home once their duty was done?
Bookings are essential -- ph. (03) 9877 3789 or e-mail to book a seat.
Cost for AIGS members: $15; Non-members: $17.50
SUNDAY OPENINGS -- Don't forget!
The AIGS Library in Blackburn will be open on September 21st and October 19th, from 12 noon to 4:00 pm.
OUR ANZAC CENTENARY BOOK
The latest publication by the AIGS,
'For God King and Country, They Answered the Call: a Salute to the Blackburn, Mitcham, Nunawading and Vermont Volunteers' by Shirley Devery, has now been released!
It's available for purchase from the AIGS Library for only $20.00.
Please ring the Office on 9877 3789 for postage costs.
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War (1914 - 1918). Across the globe, the war's centenary will be marked by millions of people, in places of special importance and in ways that are personally meaningful to them.
Across Victoria, local communities will be able to plan their own memorials and to share in the stories of those who served, through the Victorian Government's ANZAC Centenary web site.
May to October (incl.) - open 3rd Sunday of the month
- 4 pm
AIGS is a founding member of the
Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations (AFFHO)
a member of the Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) a member of Victorian
Association of Family History Organisations (VAFHO) and
the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS)