Brighton Cemetorians

The Brighton Cemetorians are a not-for-profit community group working actively with
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, the administrators of Brighton General Cemetery.

We Need Help – Can You Help Us??

Written by lois. Posted in General

We are seeking information, family stories or photos about the soldiers who took part in the Kokoda campaign during WW2 and buried at Brighton General Cemetery.

Also we trying to build up a picture of all those who served mainly during World War One but other Wars  who lived in the Cities of Glen Eira, Bayside and Kingston not necessarily that they were buried at Brighton Cemetery.

Do you have information, family stories photos or memorabilia that would help with building a picture of these service persons?

Please contact Lois on 9558 4248 or


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31stJuly 1863

Secretary reported cattle had accident with headstone and were removed from the Cemetery.

11thJuly 1884

Secretary authorised to construct water closet on premises to be opened only during funerals.

11thNovember 1913

Recommendation by surveyor that iron gates, similar to those at North Road, be installed at Hawthorn Road.


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    Cnr. North and Hawthorn Roads


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