Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian. www.nerangrsl.com

Australian soldiers , Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian.

Australian soldiers in uniform.  Bergues.  (Northern France, September 2, 1917)

Australian ANZAC soldiers at Bergues (Northern France) 1917 – part of our in colour series:”

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A field of poppies . and I love poppies. Great in mass, but sad when they go dormant in early summer. I always have poppies but in small clumps so I can hide the bare spot when dormant.

ANZAC Day dawn service (2013) at Warrnambool, Victoria. This wonderful photo is by Aaron Toulmin

ANZAC Day dawn service at Warrnambool, Victoria. This wonderful photo is by Aaron Toulmin

ANZACs pose in front of the Sphinx while on leave during WWI.

TIL that during WWI Australian forces occupied Egypt and were instrumental in supresing a revolt by the Egyptian people in

Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation.  Australia's greatest hero.

Australia Remembers Sir Edward ('Weary') Dunlop (surgeon, war hero) whose courage and compassion whilst a Japanese prisoner of war inspired a generation.

ANZAC DAY APRIL 25

ANZAC DAY APRIL 25

ANZAC DAY APRIL coincides around the time of the Southern Hemisphere's Samhain. In the Northern Hemisphere, Samhain is close to November Remembrance Day (Veteren's Day) ~Lest we Forget~

lest we forget

Australian Walers once used in now imortalised in the Show on the Gold Coast Australia. They have a long and revered History in Australian Folk Law, and are now a revised recognised Breed

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