As part of our local history collection, WW1 memorabilia has been obtained by Kiama Library through generous donations and some investigative work.
Dead Man’s Penny – a memorial plaque given to those who were killed as a result of war.
Commemorative plaques, scrolls, honour rolls and laid stones - found about the district.
Postcards from WW1 - for loved ones at home.
Posters - used as propaganda for the Great War
Where the Australian's rest - "A description of many of the Cemeteries overseas in which Australians - including those whose names can never now be known - are buried."
We encourage any donations or shared information to enhance our collection so you are welcome to contact us.
WW1 Project Resources
Information available from this website
- Kiama Memorial Arch
- Gerringong Soldiers Hall (Inside)
- Gerringong Soldiers Hall (Outside)
- Jamberoo Honour Roll
- Dead Man's Penny
- Commemorative plaques, scrolls, honour rolls and laid stones
- Post Cards from WW1
- Where Australians Rest
Stories about soldiers from the Kiama District that can be downloaded.