Australian War Memorial

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National memorial to all Australians who have served from the Boer War to Afghanistan. It has pride of place on Mt Ainslie and looks directly down Anzac Parade and across lake Burley Griffen to Federal Parliament House.

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This memorial is so real, we even see Herbie's ball. It is in the forecourt of Poppy's restaurant. Aviation Magazine, Aviation Industry, Houses Of Parliament, New Zealand, Combat Boots, Photograph, Public, Australia, Restaurant

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This memorial is so real, we even see Herbie's ball. It is in the forecourt of Poppy's restaurant. Photograph Wendy Wilson

Sapper Darren Smith and Herbie who were killed in Afghanistan. Aviation Magazine, Aviation Industry, Houses Of Parliament, Afghanistan, Photograph, Australia, War, Memories, Photography

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Sapper Darren Smith and Herbie who were killed in Afghanistan. Photograph Wendy Wilson, Aero Australia

Close up of the Bomber Command monument showing an air crew. You can see the bomber command aeroplanes represented at the base of the 'search light'.

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Close up of the Bomber Command monument showing an air crew. You can see the bomber command aeroplanes represented at the base of the 'search light'. Photograph Wendy Wilson

Magnificient monument of Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop in the forecourt to Poppy's Restaurant.

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Magnificient monument of Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop in the forecourt to Poppy's Restaurant. Photograph Wendy Wilson

Bomber Command memorial in the grounds of the Australian War Memorial. The monument represents a search light illuminating a bomber. Aviation Magazine, Aviation Industry, Houses Of Parliament, Public Art, Photograph, War, Memories, Search, Photography

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Bomber Command memorial in the grounds of the Australian War Memorial. The monument represents a search light illuminating a bomber. Photograph Wendy Wilson

Australia - ACT - Canberra - National War Museum - The beautiful poppies in the garden boxes outside Poppy's Restaurant at the Australian War Memorial. Aviation Magazine, Houses Of Parliament, Garden Boxes, History Museum, National Museum, Poppies, The Outsiders, Australia, Restaurant

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The beautiful poppies in the garden boxes outside Poppy's Restaurant at the Australian War Memorial. 10/11/15

ANZAC Day Villers-Bretonneux, France, Corporate James Coull with dogs of the No. 3 Messenger Dog Section. Left to right, the dogs are Nell, Trick and Buller. Military Working Dogs, Military Dogs, Police Dogs, Australia Animals, War Dogs, World War One, Service Dogs, Labrador, Animals

messenger dogs and handler near Villers-Bretonneux, 1918

ID Number: E02318 Place made: France: Picardie, Somme, Villers-Bretonneux Informal portrait of 3133 Corporal James Coull, in charge, with dogs of No. 3 Messenger Dog Section, attached to the 4th Divisional Signal Company, in a railway cutting near Villers-Bretonneux while operating with 12th Brigade. Section comprised sixteen men and fifty messenger dogs. These dogs worked with fairly successful results, but were never solely relied on in sending messages. Left to right: War Dog 103 Nell, a…

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Aerial View of War Memorial c1950s - Looking North

The Australia War Memorial - Canberra -1950s

An Australian WWI nurse's uniform - A visit to the Australian War Memorial Vintage Nurse, Vintage Medical, World War One, First World, Anzac Soldiers, Anzac Day, American Red Cross, Wwi, Nurses

An Australian WWI nurse's uniform - A visit to the Australian War Memorial

Photo from AANS Uniform & Service Requirements I've been asked to create a pattern for the Australian WWI nurse's uniform, both the ward dress and the dress uniform. Some serious research was required and first stop was the interwebs and I found a number of examples, such as the one above, and have pinned them to my WWI board. I then contacted the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and asked them what was available in their collection and if I could organise a visit as I was already there…

The bodies of Australian dead in the trenches following fierce fighting with Turkish forces at Gallipoli in 1915. Australian War Memorial, H00405. Ww1 History, Military History, World History, World War One, First World, Gallipoli Campaign, Ww1 Soldiers, Anzac Day, Lest We Forget

The bodies of Australian dead in the trenches following fierce fighting with Turkish forces at ...

Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial - Canberra. Another thing every true blue Aussie should do. Canberra on Anzac Day. Australian People, Australian Slang, Australian Capital Territory, Anzac Day, Cool Photos, Amazing Photos, Lest We Forget, World War One, Victoria Australia

Anzac Day National Service at the Australian War Memorial

Photograph taken by Kerry Alchin Order reference: PAIU2012/024.12 Contact: esales@awm.gov.au

Manfred von Richthofen artifacts at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra - von Richthofen's flying boots, only recently paired together

Manfred von Richthofen artifacts at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra von Richthofen's flying boots, only recently paired together

Prince Harry places a poppy at the Roll of Honour during a visit to the Australian War Memorial on in Canberra, Australia.