As far as the Walpole, Nornalup & Districts Historical Society can gather, around 126 Walpole & Districts men and women have served Australia and her allies in war and peacekeeping missions since 1914, including 35 who served in World War I and 87 in World War II — extraordinary numbers for such a small community.
Those who never returned …
… shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them
And to those who are still with us we can only offer our most sincere and heartfelt thanks.
The following are just a select few of the photographs archived by the Historical Society, who on April 25, 2015 put on display in the Walpole Community Hall a magnificent collection of photographs and memorabilia to mark the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli: