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From: Marilyn Kenny <>
Subject: [AUS-MIL] 58th/32nd Book of Remembrance
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 18:40:08 +1000

Essendon Historical Society April Meeting. The Special Guest Speaker
will be Major Ian Rainford OAM,ED ,President
,The City of Essendon Regiment 58th/32nd Infantry Battalion
Association.Major Rainford will speak on World War 1.He will also
formally present to the Essendon Historical Society the 58th/32nd
Regiment Book of Remembrance .This book, containing the names of 30
officers and 585 men of the 58th Battalion who fell in the Great War,was
presented to the Battalion by Cr Royle in 1935.The book accompanied the
Battalion Monument on Pascoe Vale Rd unveiled by Major General Blamey
also in 1935.It is believed to be the only one in Australia honouring a
single unit .Please join us as we take on guardianship of the historic
Book of Remembrance.Free,All welcome Tues 26 April 7-30pm 768 Mt
Alexander Rd Moonee Ponds 3039 Phone 93704607

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