The Advocate have run a story regarding our upcoming commemoration at Devonport General Cemetery.
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.
Ernest Alfred Nichols
Walter Claude Tole
Cyril Isaac Williamson
William George Maxfield
Albert Henry Hope
Gordon Transvaal Shea
Edward Vincent Laycock
For further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
email@example.com by 26th July 2021
Dedication 17th April 2021
On 17th April 2021, The Headstone Project in Tasmania will be unveiling new memorials to the First World War veterans listed below. The service will commence at 11am and will be held at the Ellesmere Cemetery on Bridport Road in Scottsdale, Tasmania. All welcome.Continue reading “Dedication 17th April 2021”
Dedication 20th September 2019
A Headstone Project dedication will be conducted at Finney Funeral Services in Launceston on Friday, 20th September 2019 at 11:00AM. All welcome.
Dedication 26th July 2019
A Headstone Project dedication will be conducted at Finney Funeral Services in Launceston on Friday, 26th July 2019 at 10:30AM. All welcome.
Dedication 6 September 2018
A Headstone Project dedication will be conducted at The Wellington Chapel, Cornelian Bay Cemetery in Hobart on Thursday, 6th September 2018 at 11:00AM. The Hon Darren Chester MP Minister for Veteran’s Affairs is our guest speaker. All welcome.
100 Days – 100 Tasmanian Stories
An exhibition of a unique collection of photographs taken at Claremont Army Camp during 1916-1918 by J. J. Barnett 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.