Kulcurna, historical snippets
newspaper clippings sourced from TROVE
Historically, The district of Cal Lal is closely connected with WW1 and WW2- many young men travelled over the seas and fought back then.
The area near lake Victoria , 20 km away , was used as practice grounds for various airforce procedures , also.
The Higgins brothers, Alec and Jack were amongst the young men who were shipped to Egypt to wage war in the sand.
Each ANZAC Day at Dawn on the old wharf at Kulcurna there is a gathering of people who stand under the flag , and remember the fallen, their families, and those who returned, damaged .
Seeing the dawn of ANZAC on the Murray’s banks is a special experience