Rhonda Welch Lawson

Rhonda Welch Lawson

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Australian soldiers landing in Egypt after being evacuated from Greece.  The evacuation took place between April and May 1941.  There was heavy casualties during this campaign with 320 killed and 2,030 captured

Australian soldiers landing in Egypt after being evacuated from Greece. The evacuation took place between April and May 1941. There was heavy casualties during this campaign with 320 killed and 2,030 captured

An Australian soldier of the ANMEF and his mother marching to the wharf in Sydney, Aug 8,1914, prior to departing for Rabaul. - H11567 | Australian War Memorial

An Australian soldier of the ANMEF and his mother marching to the wharf in Sydney, Aug prior to departing for Rabaul.

Corporal William Thomas Kenny died 7 August 1916, Pozieres, Somme. Unit: 25th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM ( HU 123474)

Corporal William Thomas Kenny died 7 August 1916, Pozieres, Somme. Unit: 25th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. © IWM ( HU 123474)

Wilfred Owen Gibbons born in the Uk  Wilfred was working on a station in Longreach at the time of enlistment.  He embarked on the HMAT "Borda" on the 5th June 1916.  Wilfred was wounded in action in Belgium  dying on the 1st June 1917 from these wounds at the age of 29

Wilfred Owen Gibbons born in the Uk Wilfred was working on a station in Longreach at the time of enlistment. He embarked on the HMAT "Borda" on the June Wilfred was wounded in action in Belgium dying on the June 1917 from these wounds at the age of 29

Alec William Campbell

Alec William Campbell

Alec William Campbell joined the Australian Army in 1915 at the age of 16 years old...Alec served as a storage carrier in Gallipoli before being invalided home in 1916......He was Australia's longest surviving participant of the Gallipoli Campaign dying in 2002.....Alec was born in Tasmania 26Feb 1899

Alec William Campbell joined the Australian Army in 1915 at the age of 16 years old...Alec served as a storage carrier in Gallipoli before being invalided home in 1916......He was Australia's longest surviving participant of the Gallipoli Campaign dying in 2002.....Alec was born in Tasmania 26Feb 1899

Henry Ford founder of the Ford Motor Company.

Henry Ford founder of the Ford Motor Company.

A column of 1,400 Turkish soldiers captured at Magdhaba  being escorted by members of the 10th Australian Light Horse Regiment  Sinai Desert December 1916

A column of Turkish soldiers captured at Magdhaba being escorted by members of the Australian Light Horse Regiment Sinai Desert December 1916

Private Charles Grimson born 1876 Cumnock New South Wales.....1st Australian Light Horse Regiment and 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles ....Charles was promoted to Corporal after he single handedly captured a Turkish Trench, releasing a number of Australian soldiers held prisoners and capturing a large stockpile of weapons  in Gaba Tepe 1915..............Charles embarked upon the HMAT Star of Victoria October 20th 1914 in Sydney

Private Charles Grimson born 1876 Cumnock New South Wales.....1st Australian Light Horse Regiment and 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles ....Charles was promoted to Corporal after he single handedly captured a Turkish Trench, releasing a number of Australian soldiers held prisoners and capturing a large stockpile of weapons in Gaba Tepe 1915..............Charles embarked upon the HMAT Star of Victoria October 20th 1914 in Sydney

Frederic Daniel Grimson born 1890 near Cumnock New South Wales  He embarked from Sydney 30 th October 1916 on the HMAT Argyllshire  and joined the 23rd Battalion on April 1st 1917 in France Sadly Frederic died of unknown causes just 4 days later........

Frederic Daniel Grimson born 1890 near Cumnock New South Wales He embarked from Sydney 30 th October 1916 on the HMAT Argyllshire and joined the Battalion on April 1917 in France Sadly Frederic died of unknown causes just 4 days later.

Australian soldiers of the 7th Light Horse led by Lieutenant General Harry Chauvel  at Beersheba in 1917

Australian soldiers of the Light Horse led by Lieutenant General Harry Chauvel at Beersheba in 1917

Richard Martin  born on Stradbroke Island Queensland....Richard an indigenous Australia lied about his place of birth as to enlist in 1914 stating he was from New Zealand as not to be rejected based on his race.....He was wounded in action 3 times. Richard was killed March 28 1918 in France.  He served in both the 15th and 47th Battalion Infantry

It’s believed Private Richard Martin lied about his place of birth, stating he was from New Zealand when he enlisted in December 1914 in order to avoid rejection based on his race. He was wounded in action three times before being killed in March

LEONARD CHARLES LOVETT Drover born 12th April 1889 in Lake Condah Victoria. He enlisted and served in the 39th Battalion of the AIF. Leonard was one the many  Australian Indigenous servicemen  to  enlist and serve during WW1..... According to the Australian War Memorial records  Leonard also served in WW2.

Private Leonard Charles Lovett, a drover who enlisted and served with the Battalion of the AIF. This was at a time when Indigenous people weren’t even considered Australian citizens. They weren’t counted in the census and most couldn’t vote.

Australian Author and Poet Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson born June 17 1867 and died September 2 1922...... Henry was often called Australia's "greatest short story writer"

Australian Author and Poet Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson born June 17 1867 and died September 2 Henry was often called Australia's "greatest short story writer"