John Brownlie: The Headstone Project

Posted on: Mon 27 Aug 2018

Repeat broadcast.

By the end of WW1 over 400,000 Australians had volunteered to serve in our military. Unbeknown to most of us, the grave sites of many of the WW1 veterans could be lost to us forever as the law in regard to perpetuity becomes enforceable in SA and some other states.

The Headstone Project came about in an effort to address the problems of WW1 veterans’ unmarked graves and other issues, but they need our help. John Brownlie tells us the background story, what is being done and what is needed.

They served.  They deserve to be remembered.

Interviewer Helen Meyer

Headstone Project website


Headstone Project South Australia photos provided by John Brownlie and used with his permission

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