The City of Charles Sturt is commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War One (WWI).

This website provides a place for the Charles Sturt community to share stories about their family and Charles Sturt people and places, during and immediately after 1914-1918. We invite you to share your stories with us.

A Woodville connection 100 years Old

by Dawn Goldney

Woodville Business Association members, Trevor Jew and Chris Hannaford, recently discovered they share a special connection stretching back 100 years. Their grandfathers, Victor (Vic) Goldney and Ted Jew, were good friends, both serving in the 32nd Battalion of the AIF in WWI.

Letters from Bertie

By City of Charles Sturt

Francis Herbert ‘Bertie’ Stokes was the 24 year old son of Reverend FH Stokes, of ‘Warringa’ Henley Beach. He enlisted in the AIF in August 1914 and embarked from Adelaide with A Company, 10th Battalion aboard HMAT Ascanius in October.

Malta, The Nurse

By City of Charles Sturt

Australia and Malta share a proud history of standing together in the face of adversity. These bonds were forged in the fires of war during the fateful Gallipoli campaign.

Lady Galway Clubhouse

By City of Charles Sturt

The Lady Galway Clubhouse for returned soldiers opened in the January of 1916. It was located on the beachfront at Henley South, just south of Gilmore Road.

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