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News.com.au
Z Special commandos recognised at lastthe end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the d
Z Special commandos recognised at last
News.com.au / Posted 15 hours ago
the end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the dedication of a commemorative plaque at the Australian War Memorial. Twenty-three ZSU veterans will be in Canberra on Monday for this event, along with 20 widows and a... Read more
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Perth Now
Z Special commandos recognised at lastthe end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the d
Z Special commandos recognised at last
Perth Now / Posted 15 hours ago
the end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the dedication of a commemorative plaque at the Australian War Memorial. Twenty-three ZSU veterans will be in Canberra on Monday for this event, along with 20 widows and a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Z Special commandos recognised at lastthe end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the d
Z Special commandos recognised at last
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
the end of World War 2, members of Z Special Unit will be remembered with the dedication of a commemorative plaque at the Australian War Memorial. Twenty-three ZSU veterans will be in Canberra on Monday for this event, along with 20 widows and a... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT public servants to be given free leave for Defence reserves dutiesand for reserves," he said. He thanked the Defence Reserves Support Council fo
ACT public servants to be given free leave for Defence reserves duties
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
and for reserves," he said. He thanked the Defence Reserves Support Council for its efforts in securing the agreement. The agreement will be signed on Thursday night at the annual ACT Employer Support Awards at the Australian... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hindmarsh Prize 2016: showcasing studio glassSydney curator and writer, Eva Czernis-Ryl from the Museum of Applied Arts and
Hindmarsh Prize 2016: showcasing studio glass
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Sydney curator and writer, Eva Czernis-Ryl from the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney and Magda Keaney from the Australian War Memorial. Masahiro Asaka is the winner of the inaugural Hindmarsh Prize. His work Surge 19 from 2015 commands... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Long Tan veterans fight for gallantry awardsmember of D company, Jack Kirby, upgraded to a Victoria Cross for his courage d
Long Tan veterans fight for gallantry awards
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
member of D company, Jack Kirby, upgraded to a Victoria Cross for his courage during the Battle of Long Tan.(Supplied: Australian War Memorial) One of the most contentious cases is that of Sergeant Major Jack Kirby. He was awarded a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)at Pinkenba in Brisbane's east. The SS Omrah leaves Pinkenba Wharf in Brisbane
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
at Pinkenba in Brisbane's east. The SS Omrah leaves Pinkenba Wharf in Brisbane in Qld, during World War 1. Photo courtesy: Australian War Memorial The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says a dangerous poison used to make Agent Orange has been... Read more
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Manning River Times
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsin Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events t
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
in Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events that led to him being employed at the Australian War Memorial in a role that required a person of integrity and honesty: qualities he was endowed with, but not to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsin Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events t
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
in Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events that led to him being employed at the Australian War Memorial in a role that required a person of integrity and honesty: qualities he was endowed with, but not to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The disappearing soldieras would have been the case if he’d died in combat. His name wouldn’t be engrav
The disappearing soldier
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
as would have been the case if he’d died in combat. His name wouldn’t be engraved outside the Hall of Memory at Canberra’s Australian War Memorial so that visiting children could participate in the ritual of placing a plastic poppy alongside... Read more
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The North West Star
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mass Pokemon hunt lures thousands in Canberraissue warnings to players National institutions across Canberra have also been
Mass Pokemon hunt lures thousands in Canberra
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
issue warnings to players National institutions across Canberra have also been inundated with digital creatures. The Australian War Memorial has asked players to not to catch Pokemon in the confines of the buildings out of respect. External... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bunbury journalist wants Australia to commit to more significant memorial at Pozieresbuild a more fitting memorial to the fallen, who died trying to wrest the Frenc
Bunbury journalist wants Australia to commit to more significant memorial at Pozieres
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
build a more fitting memorial to the fallen, who died trying to wrest the French village from the Germans. Between the Australian war memorial to the 1st Division and a mound of dirt in Pozieres is a stretch of ground under which lies the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
Daily Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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Northern Star
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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Queensland Times
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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News Mail
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winterlargest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plu
Pack the woollies and embrace the Canberra winter
News Mail / Posted 5 days ago
largest inland city has everything you need: art and culture, food and wine plus national attractions like the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, Questacon, Telstra Tower and more. It is a prime location if you are after a few... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Rubbish to riches for Cattapanhighlighting the makeshift nature of people’s lives’. In 2008, Cattapan was an
Rubbish to riches for Cattapan
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
highlighting the makeshift nature of people’s lives’. In 2008, Cattapan was an official war artist in Timor Leste with the Australian War Memorial. It was from this experience that he started painting in night vision green and utilising... Read more
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The Courier
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsin Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events t
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
in Ballarat. Photo: Lachlan Bence. And the unfortunate convergence of events that led to him being employed at the Australian War Memorial in a role that required a person of integrity and honesty: qualities he was endowed with, but not to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Battle of Pozieres commemorated 100 years onBattle of Pozieres will be marked by a service on the battlefield in France and
Battle of Pozieres commemorated 100 years on
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Battle of Pozieres will be marked by a service on the battlefield in France and by a special Last Post ceremony at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra that commemorates the life of Captain Ivor Margetts. Born in Tasmania, Margetts served... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
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WA Today
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
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The Age
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
5 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
5 related stories
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Canberra Times
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato fieldhistorian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventua
Battle of Pozieres: new Anzac legacy forged in a potato field
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
historian Charles Bean that the story of the war should be remembered – eventually leading to the establishment of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Bean famously said the fields around Pozieres were "more densely sown with Australian... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Experience the Anzac spiritSPIRIT of Anzac Centenary Experience, the largest free travelling exhibition ev
Experience the Anzac spirit
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
SPIRIT of Anzac Centenary Experience, the largest free travelling exhibition ever hosted by the Australian War Memorial, will stop by Mackay in coming days. And about 7500 people have already booked their tickets to the event. As part of the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gallipoli Barracks plaque to remember WWI diggersin the fight which began on July 23, 1916 and lasted two weeks. Fallen diggers
Gallipoli Barracks plaque to remember WWI diggers
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the fight which began on July 23, 1916 and lasted two weeks. Fallen diggers will be remembered with a plaque at the Gallipoli Barracks in Brisbane. Photo: Australian War Memorial The plaque will be unveiled at a ceremony on Frida... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Special day for WWII vet Kenat Milne Bay in New Guinea where a souvenir Japanese flag has the "Black Crow"
Special day for WWII vet Ken
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
at Milne Bay in New Guinea where a souvenir Japanese flag has the "Black Crow" name written on it and is showcased in the Australian War Memorial. His division the 7th Division 2/5th FD, Regt, Arty. There is something Ken doesn't understand about... Read more
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The Courier
Fromelles battle: lest we forget 100 years onPicture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the Worl
Fromelles battle: lest we forget 100 years on
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Picture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the World War I Battle of Fromelles in France. The Australian War Memorial remembers the July 19 to 20 battle in 1916 as "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire... Read more
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The Courier
Fromelles: lest we forget 100 years onPicture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the Worl
Fromelles: lest we forget 100 years on
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Picture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the World War I Battle of Fromelles in France. The Australian War Memorial remembers the July 19 to 20 battle in 1916 as "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire... Read more
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The North West Star
How the WWW linked a woman to WWI | Fromelles 1916centenary of Percy's death, and that of many more young Anzacs like him. Ms Su
How the WWW linked a woman to WWI | Fromelles 1916
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
centenary of Percy's death, and that of many more young Anzacs like him. Ms Summers will attend a special Last Post at the Australian War Memorial in her great-great uncle's honour. Access includes enlistment, service and medical records, and... Read more
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The Courier
Fromelles: lest we forget 100 years onPicture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the Worl
Fromelles: lest we forget 100 years on
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Picture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the World War I Battle of Fromelles in France. The Australian War Memorial remembers the July 19 to 20 battle in 1916 as "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire... Read more
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The Courier
Remembering soldiers on fields of FromellesPicture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the Worl
Remembering soldiers on fields of Fromelles
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Picture: Lachlan Bence. Twenty eight Ballarat men lost their lives in the World War I Battle of Fromelles in France. The Australian War Memorial remembers the July 19 to 20 battle in 1916 as "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire... Read more
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The Courier
Remembering those lost 100 years onattended a commemoration service in Ballarat to mark the centenary of the blood
Remembering those lost 100 years on
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
attended a commemoration service in Ballarat to mark the centenary of the bloodiest conflict in Australian history. The Australian War Memorial remembers the July 19 to 20 battle in 1916 as "the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire... Read more
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Daily Examiner
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
Daily Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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Northern Star
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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Queensland Times
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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Herald Sun
The worst day in Aussie military historyactually happened?media_cameraPart of the German front line after the battle of
The worst day in Aussie military history
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
actually happened?media_cameraPart of the German front line after the battle of Fromelles, taken on July 20, 1916. Picture: Australian War Memorial Following bloody battles of 1914 and 1915, the western front settled into a line of trenches from... Read more
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Herald Sun
Family’s final heartbreaking journeyme here.”media_cameraA previously unpublished photograph shows the carnage of t
Family’s final heartbreaking journey
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
me here.”media_cameraA previously unpublished photograph shows the carnage of the Battle of Fromelles. Picture: COURTESY AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL. Private Bruguet was one of six recently identified, the others being Second Lieutenant James... Read more
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News.com.au
‘An attack that went wrong in just about every way you can imagine’battlefield, an area in which the 5th Australian Division suffered heavy casual
‘An attack that went wrong in just about every way you can imagine’
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
battlefield, an area in which the 5th Australian Division suffered heavy casualties in an attack on 19 July 1916. Picture: Australian War Memorial IT WAS the worst day in Australian military history, an action described by one commander as a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The worst day in Aussie military historyactually happened?media_cameraPart of the German front line after the battle of
The worst day in Aussie military history
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
actually happened?media_cameraPart of the German front line after the battle of Fromelles, taken on July 20, 1916. Picture: Australian War Memorial Following bloody battles of 1914 and 1915, the western front settled into a line of trenches from... Read more
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The Age
Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to reston a hot summer's day. The batteries of this brigade were among those that supp
Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to rest
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
on a hot summer's day. The batteries of this brigade were among those that supported the I Anzac Corps at Pozieres. Photo: Australian War Memorial I kid you not: 98 per cent of "Boss's" army pay is spent on wine, women and song, and the rest of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to reston a hot summer's day. The batteries of this brigade were among those that supp
Pozieres and Fromelles centenary: WWI Digger Russell Bosisto laid to rest
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
on a hot summer's day. The batteries of this brigade were among those that supported the I Anzac Corps at Pozieres. Photo: Australian War Memorial I kid you not: 98 per cent of "Boss's" army pay is spent on wine, women and song, and the rest of... Read more
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News Mail
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and M
‘The shells were falling around him and he could not move’
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Benson was killed at Fromelles. The Australian Red Cross Society Wounded and Missing Enquiry Bureau Files, archived by the Australian War Memorial, reveal numerous harrowing witness accounts from fellow soldiers. "I saw him wounded by several... Read more
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