Planned Dedication Devonport, Tasmania Late 2021 Early 2022

The Headstone Project in Tasmania are busy planning our next project. Later this year we are heading to the Devonport General Cemetery to place headstones for 11 of our World War 1 servicemen who are buried in unmarked graves.

Prior to work commencement, we would like to make contact with relatives of the following First World War veterans who are buried in the Devonport General Cemetery.

Henry Joseph
William Taylor
Robert Smith
Ernest Alfred Nichols
Walter Claude Tole
Charles Bilson
Cyril Isaac Williamson
William George Maxfield
Albert Henry Hope
Gordon Transvaal Shea
Edward Vincent Laycock

For further information please contact us at

They served. They deserve to be remembered.

Invitation to a Dedication Oatlands 30th July 2021

The Chairperson and Committee of The Headstone Project extends an invitation to attend the dedication of Headstone and plaque to Private Cornelius George Hardwick

To be held at The Uniting Church Cemetery, 2 Chatham Street, Oatlands On Friday 30th July commencing at 11.15am

To be followed by a family dedication to Private Sydney Hayes Palmer at Woodsdale 

Dress: Day dress/lounge suite or service dress 

Medals to be worn 

RSVP: Mrs Andrea Gerrard on 0438 700 457 or by 26th July 2021 

100 Days – 100 Tasmanian Stories

An exhibition of a unique collection of photographs taken at Claremont Army Camp during 1916-1918 by J. J. BarnettĀ to be held at the Waterside Pavilion, Mawson Place from 11 – 15 August, 2018.

The official opening of the photographic exhibition ‘100 Days – 100 Tasmanian Stories’ will be held on Saturday 11 August 2018 at 11am at the Waterside Pavilion, Mawson Place. Mr Andrew Wilkie MP has accepted our invitation to open the exhibition. Invited guests will have the opportunity to preview the exhibition with refreshments to follow.

The exhibition will be open to the public from 10am til 3pm daily (except Saturday 11 August when it will open to the public at 12.30). Entry by gold coin donation. Proceeds to The Headstone Project (Tas) Inc.

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