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Inner West 15000

Close to 15000 Men and women from the Inner West Local Government including the suburbs Annandale, Ashfield, Ashbury, Balmain, Balmain, East Birchgrove, Camperdown, Croydon, Croydon Park, Dulwich Hill, Dobroyd Point, Enmore, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Newtown, Petersham, Rozelle, St Peters, Stanmore, Summer Hill, Sydenham and Tempe.

This site is dedicated to listing, and capturing the stories of those men who fought in World War One and to capture stories ephemera and memorabilia from families, friends, loved ones and historical enthusiasts. It is not just the men but the women also who held full time employment and raised families as their men went to war. The AIF database lists 1420 enlistments men who went to war who either lived were born or enlisted in the Inner West. We have endeavored to include as many as we can find onto this Website. The numbers reach closer to 15000 once you add RAAF, the Navy, Nurses and Medical Staff.  Welcome to the Inner West 15000


Local Notes blog

Our Community History and Heritage team are passionate about providing you with the rich history that the inner west area has to offer. From recording the memories of people’s unique life experiences, to providing information on the history of your house and hosting an array of guest speaker events, there is plenty on offer on the Local Notes blog site.

Marrickville Heritage Society Website

The Marrickville Heritage Society Website highlights upcoming events and is used as a platform to raise areas of concern about heritage matters in Marrickville and its adjacent suburbs. These are Camperdown, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Lewisham, Newtown, Petersham, St Peters, Stanmore, Sydenham and Tempe. 

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