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Unidentified soldier of the First AIF.  #photography  #sepia  #soldier

Unidentified soldier of the First AIF

ID Number: P06003.001 Place made: Unknown The photograph was probably taken in Australia, pre-embarkation, sometime between 1915 and 1918. Featured in the Memorial's 2008 exhibition Icon and Archive, the identity of this striking-looking man is not known and the Memorial had a lot of responses from people with possible identifications, none of which have been him. Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions. This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection www.awm.gov.au…

Anzac Day Resources

Anzac Day Resources

Anzac Day Resources

Up Front portraits | Australian War Memorial / "During the First World War many Australian soldiers travelled overseas for the first time..."

Up Front: Faces of Australia at War - portraits

Up Front portraits | Australian War Memorial / "During the First World War many Australian soldiers travelled overseas for the first time..."

Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a 16-year-old.

Children of the Great War

Alec Campbell was another Australian boy who lied about his age. He enlisted as a 16-year-old.

"Forgotten Heroes, The Australian Waler horse" by Jill Mather

"Forgotten Heroes, The Australian Waler horse" by Jill Mather

"Forgotten Heroes, The Australian Waler horse" by Jill Mather

The Australian Light Horse, World War 1. By the outbreak of war, there were 23 Light Horse regiments within Australia's military forces, consisting of over 9,000 lightly-armed men on sturdy and hardy Australian horses, called "Walers" (originally from New South Wales). The Australian Light Horsemen were mounted troops with speed and mobility of cavalry and the firepower of mounted infantry. They fought at Gallipoli (dismounted) and in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine/Israel and Syria/Lebanon.

The Anderson Fountain, Parramatta – A Surgeon’s Gift | Parramatta History and Heritage

Men of the 1 Light Horse Brigade before departure from Australia, Official History of Australia and the War, Vol. 12, Charles Bean, plate 42 The New South Wales Lancers went under a number of different names before the outbreak of World War One and because some of these names are easily confused with the names of other Regiments I thought it would be good to clarify a little of this history before telling their story. The first points to note are: The New South Wales (NSW) Lancers Regiment…

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop AC, CMG, OBE (12 July 1907 – 2 July 1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. A courageous leader and compassionate doctor, Dunlop defied his captors, gave hope to the sick and eased the anguish of the dying. His example was one of the reasons why Australian survival rates were the highest. Lest We Forget.

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Ernest Edward 'Weary' Dunlop AC, CMG, OBE (12 July 1907 – 2 July 1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. A courageous leader and compassionate doctor, Dunlop defied his captors, gave hope to the sick and eased the anguish of the dying. His example was one of the reasons why Australian survival rates were the highest. Lest We Forget.

Indigenous Australian's servicemen from Taree, NSW; 6564 Private William "Nip" Simon (left) and 6551 Private Harold Howard Maher
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Brothers in Arms and Aboriginal ANZAC Families

Indigenous Australian's servicemen from Taree, NSW; 6564 Private William "Nip" Simon (left) and 6551 Private Harold Howard Maher

Simpson and his donkey ~ The ANZAC Spirit: To cope with the tragic losses our country saw at Gallipoli, the men and women of Australia searched for the positive in the experience. To get through such a horrendous time the soldiers had to develop strong bonds with each other and demonstrate extraordinary courage, endurance and bravery

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Simpson and his donkey ~ The ANZAC Spirit: To cope with the tragic losses our country saw at Gallipoli, the men and women of Australia searched for the positive in the experience. To get through such a horrendous time the soldiers had to develop strong bonds with each other and demonstrate extraordinary courage, endurance and bravery

Thomas WILLIAMS
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Aboriginal Serviceman

ABORIGINAL SERVICEMAN Members of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are advised that this site contains names, images of deceased people. Sergeant: 1126 – Private: 6020 Dougla…

Indigenous Australians answered the call

Simpson and his Donkey

FIVE MONTHS AT ANZAC

Simpson and his Donkey

Private William Punch, Goulburn's Indigenous Digger. Photo: National War Memorial
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William Punch, a story untold

William Punch would grow up in Woodhouselee as the only indigenous member of a white family.

in honour of anzac nurses

We spent some time browsing through the Australian War Memorial's archives and stumbled upon this pretty special gallery.

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We are in the delightful position of working together researching, designing, painting our artworks using oil paints and sometimes pastel.