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.
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  • Stormy Day at the Cemetery - 14 June 2014

  • Funeral Procession to mark the 100th Anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Bent - 17th September 2009
  • Funeral Procession to mark the 100th Anniversary of the death of Sir Thomas Bent - 17th September 2009
  • Firing Party - Joe Dianico, James Battern, Neville Scuttlebury & John Underwood of the Historical Re-enactment Society of Australia at the William Robertson plaque unveiling - 1st April 2007
  • From the outside looking in - October 2013
  • Early Morning at the Cemetery

Dedication Service – Sunday 6th April 2014

Written by lois. Posted in Events

  • Plaque unveiling

  • At the grave of 6489 Private Sydney Thomas Clark

  • Family of 4758 Private Hugh Muir Couper

  • Family of 61987 Private James Ham Ferne

  • Family of 61987 Private James Ham Ferne

  • Family of 3390 Private Frederick Charles Kimpton

  • Family of 3390 Private Frederick Charles Kimpton

  • At the Grave of 38 Sergeant Alfred Shaw

  • Family of 4505 Private John/James Hance

  • Family of 19562 Corporal Henry Millard

  • Family of 2951b Lieutenant Clarence Henry Osborne

  • Family of 4567 Sergeant Barney O'Farrell

  • At the grave of 404 Driver Joseph James Mair

  • Family and friends of 6040 Private John Alexander Johnson

  • Family of 55441 Corporal Arthur John Chitts

For Recently Accepted War Dead Gravesites of 25 Soldiers who had casino online previously been lying in Dirt Graves

 

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 info@brightoncemetorians.org

 

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.

Location

  • Brighton General Cemetery
    Cnr. North and Hawthorn Roads

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Opening Hours

Grounds 8am-6pm

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