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…
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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.
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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