Story: Veterans’ assistance

Caring for veterans: Montecillo veterans' home (1st of 2)

Caring for veterans: Montecillo veterans' home

Ralph Caradus, 83 (left), and Phil Smith (86) proudly wore their military decorations for the 2009 Anzac Day service at Montecillo War Veterans Home and Hospital, where they were resident. Montecillo opened in 1918 in Mornington, Dunedin. In 2006 its residents moved to this new, purpose-built facility in St Kilda.

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Mark Derby, 'Veterans’ assistance - Medical rehabilitation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012