Avondale’s Military History

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Time: April 25, 2021 14:00
Location: Avondale Memorial Park, 2040 Great North Rd, Avondale
Event Type: Free Walk
Organized By: John Subritzky
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About the Walk

Discover the long history of the armed forces in Avondale on this Anzac Day afternoon walk. Starting at Avondale Memorial Park the walk will make its way through the town centre touching on the times and places that armed forces has been present in the area. The walk will finish at the Avondale RSA with a visit to the memorabilia room.

Our host, John Subritzky, is passionate about local history and specialises in mechanised military transportation. The walk will also draw on the research of local historian Lisa Truttman.

US Naval Mobile Hospital 6 which eventually became Avondale College
US Naval Mobile Hospital 6 which eventually became Avondale College