The Claremont Memorial stands where the 40th Battalion was raised in 1916.
Mum’s Great Uncle Baizel Elliss died at Gallipoli 16 June 1915, his address at time of enlistment was Berriedale, near Claremont. Baizel’s elder sister Isabel Rust and her young family lived at Claremont.
Dad’s Uncle George Robinson/Holt died on the Western Front in 1917. George would spend several months camped at Claremont after enlistment.
After Claremont we travelled to the Cenotaph at the Queens Domain to participate in the Coo-ee March..
Centenary of the ANZAC supported by record numbers throughout Tasmania, commemorating our men and women who served not only at Gallipoli but also in all wars since and those that are to this day, serving in peace keeping missions around the world.
Lest we Forget