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Kenneth Laird

Ken was a farmer, long-distance runner and talented footballer from Calivil. […]

Ernest Old

Ernie Old was an inventor, cyclist and soldier. He engaged in active service in the Boer War and World War One. He even attempted to enlist for World War Two in his late 60s! […]

Effie Mary Garden

Effie was a capable nurse who was entrusted with completing surgeries, something that women very rarely permitted to do. […]

Benjamin George Buckland

Ben was a brave runner in World War One. He carried messages across the battlefield, dodging bullets as he did his work. […]

Edward Kerr

Every day, every step was a constant reminder of the atrocities Eddie faced during the war. […]

Catherine Robinson

Kate was an adventurer, author and independent woman. […]

Arthur Humbert

Private Arthur Humbert tragically died in action only weeks before his brother George was set to leave for the battlefront himself. […]

George Humbert

Private George Humbert was eager to serve his country in just as his younger brother, Arthur had. Ultimately, he died in the same warfront not even thirty miles from his brother […]

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They lived and walked on the same soil where we walk today.

The East Loddon Remembers website aims to share the lives and experiences of local service men and women during World War One. Our goal is that these people are represented as more than a name on a wall.

The website contains stories and images that have been compiled by East Loddon P-12 College students in partnership with the East Loddon Historical Society.

As we upgrade to a new platform, please be patient. More stories are to be added each week.