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Small St, Woollahra
National Emergency Services drill in September, 1940
26 Manion Avenue, Rose Bay, 1992
Released Eighth Division prisoners-of-war coming ashore by barge from the Catalinas at Rose Bay 16 September 1945
Royal Motor Yacht Club motor cruisers in Sydney Harbour during World War 2
National Emergency Service vehicle with 3 female volunteers during World War 2
Second World War exercises at Rose Bay, 27 September 1940
Rose Bay, NSW. Crash Launch RAAF 08-97 at its mooring
Magazine for #2 gun, Signal Hill, Watsons Bay, 1993
HMAS Perth gun turret, 1941
A group of civilians leaving the Short Sunderland aircraft
Frank McGovern OAM, c1940
Members of 8th Division, Ex-Prisoners of War of the Japanese at Changi, arrived at Rose Bay Flying Boat Base by Catalina Aircraft.
Signal Station and staircase leading down to fortifications in Signal Hill, 2018
Laings Point, Watsons Bay, World War 2 defences, 1958
Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser, GCB, KBE, RN, inspects men of the 2nd Minesweeping Flotilla in Watsons Bay, Sydney, 20 November 1944.
Volunteers with the Woollahra branch of the National Emergency Services distribute sand bags from the top of a vehicle.
Alderman Reginald Thornton
First meeting of the Australian War Cabinet, 27 September 1939.
Alderman Lyle Moore c1941, Woollahra’s Chief Warden
Alderman Keith Manion, Mayor of Woollahra June 1942
A meeting of Woollahra Council in the upstairs Chambers, 90 Ocean Street, late 1930s.
The Ocean Street building (1975) which housed the Woollahra administration until 1947.
Badly damaged rear of house at 4 Bradley Avenue, Bellevue Hill.
Shell damage in the southern wall of 26 Manion Avenue
Badly damaged rear of house at 4 Bradley Avenue, Bellevue Hill
Watsons Bay wharf during World War 2
HMAS Kuttabul after the explosion, 1942
Naval ship moored at Watsons Bay wharf during World War 2
Ambulances pictured in New South Head Road, Rose Bay.
Elevated view of a group of civilians on the wharf at the flying boat base at Rose Bay, waiting to be ferried out to the Short Sunderland aircraft
1st Lieutenant George Leo Cantello, Commanding Officer of the 41st Pursuit Squadron