Rural settlers remembered

DESCENDANTS: The descendants of Mount Schank’s soldier settlers gathered at the soldier settlers’ memorial on Anzac Day for the unveiling of an information board and a small Anzac Day ceremony. Picture: BRITTANY DENTON

THE descendants of soldier settlers from Mount Schank and surrounds gathered at the foot of the dormant volcano on Wednesday for the unveiling of an information board.

The information board complements a stone memorial plaque at the site to commemorate the settlers who arrived at Mount Schank between 1914 and 1918 as part of the World War I Soldier Settlement scheme.

Returned soldiers were allocated

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