During World War 1, on behalf of the community, William Henderson, Williamstown Councillor from 1916-1928 and Mayor from 1919-1920, collected photographic portraits that would become the Great War Honour Board which hangs in the foyer of the Williamstown Town Hall. Read more

Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed the Read more

Captain Stewart Murray Hansen a young architect of Williamstown, enlisted in the AIF in September 1914, one month after war was declared. He was in the fighting at Gallipoli from the first day to the last day of retreat and Read more