It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

ANZAC Day April 100 years on. It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on the Western Front during WW1 and was awarded the Military Medal (the highest medal for nurses) for bravery and it was pinned on her by King George V at Buckingham Palace. She was also awarded the 1914/15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal and is listed in the Dictionary of Biography of notable Australians.

This is Clare Deacon from Tasmania. Clare worked, as a nurse for five years, on…

ANZAC should always be written in uppercase as stated by anzacday.org.au (except for the web address :/)

Today, 25 April, is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand, the national day of remembrance for those who have died in wars, conflict.

On ANZAC Day a special Ode is read out. This resource provides the Ode written in its entirety on the first page and then an activity where students are required to cut out the words, one line at a time before re-piecing it back together in the correct order. Both a colour and black and white page for pasting onto have been provided.

On ANZAC Day a special Ode is read out. This resource provides the Ode written in its entirety on the first page and then an activity where students are required to cut out the words, one line at a time before re-piecing it back together in the correct order. Both a colour and black and white page for pasting onto have been provided.

World War I recruitment poster, highlighting the "rising Sun" flag (an array of bayonets around the British crown). Artist: Norman Lindsay.

World War I recruitment poster, highlighting the "rising Sun" flag (an array of bayonets around the British crown).

The Other Anzacs: Nurses at war 1914-1918 By Peter Rees The harrowing and dramatic stories of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War.

The Other Anzacs: Nurses at war By Peter Rees The harrowing and dramatic stories of the Australian and New Zealand nurses who served in the Great War.

Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service, pictured on camels in front of the Sphinx and pyramids. AWM P00411.001

Members of the Australian Army Nursing Service, pictured on camels in front of the Sphinx and pyramids. Sister Isabelle Bowman is believed to be one of the nurses.

ANZAC soldiers attacking the Turkish trenches.

WWI — ANZAC soldiers advance against Ottoman forces at the Battle of Gallipoli

WWI, Two brothers, Pt William T Wiggins (left) and Pt Richard S Wiggins both of the 12th Battalion from Dunally, Tasmania. Richard died from pneumonia on 5 July 1916, Egypt. William saw action in France and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry as a stretcher bearer in the attack on Polygon Wood. He survived the war.

Outdoor portrait of two brothers, 5788 Private (Pte) William Thomas Wiggins on the left and 5787 Pte Richard Samuel Wiggins on the right, both of the Battalion from Dunally, Tasmania.

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