Walers were reliable and showed great endurance. About 160,000 of these Australian horses served in WW1. Frank Derrick - Monto Troup 5th Light Horse Regiment.

Walers were reliable and showed great endurance. About of these Australian horses served in Frank Derrick - Monto Troup Light Horse Regiment. I had a Great Uncle in the Light Horse Brigade.

Simpson and his Donkey 1915 WWI - Australian War Memorial Canberra

✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃❤Aussiegirl Simpson and his Donkey 1915 WWI - Australian War Memorial Canberra

Aussie soldier, WWI

๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art & style from a century ago - Portrait of Jol,

ANZAC

Here's 51 links to (mostly smaller), but fascinating military websites, which you'll find useful for your Australian military history and research

Nurses Marching 1915 ANZAC day: Australia

Australia's supplied more than Australian Army nurses and some 300 nurses from other organizations, including hospital and the Australian Red Cross served overseas in field hospitals and medical stations.

On their way: Australians soldiers embarking at Melbourne to fight in World War One in December 1914. Some 8,000 Australian soldiers died at Gallipoli

Ghosts of Gallipoli: Evocative images released on Anzac Day show Allied troops contemplating the ridges they would die in droves failing to capture

Australians soldiers embarking at Melbourne to fight in World War One in December Some Australian soldiers died at Gallipoli

World War 1 Diggers Digger - An Australian soldier. This term originated during World War 1

World War 1 Diggers Digger - An Australian soldier. This term originated during World War 1

Memorial to the Australian Light Horse (Tamworth Waler Memorial). Bronze statue of an Australian WW1 trooper saying farewell to his Waler horse (a mare is shown) in the deserts of the Middle East. The statue was sculpted by Tanya Bartlett of Newcastle. None of the horses who were shipped overseas returned to Australia.

Bronze statue of an Australian Lighthorseman saying farewell to his Waler horse in the deserts of the Middle East. The statue was sculpted by Tanya Bartlett of Newcastle.

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. Courtesy Australian War Memorial, 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.

World War I

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

In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, this stamp issue commemorates the valour and sacrifice made by countless animals during Australia’s involvement in war. Buy in-store or online: http://auspo.st/1N3vtLA #StampCollecting #AustralianStamps #AnimalsinWar

In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, this stamp issue commemorates the valour and sacrifice made by countless animals during Australia’s involvement in war.

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