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2014/07/31 07:29
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CENTENARY commemorations marking the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli risk becoming a celebration rather than a time for remembering. IT'S a fear historian Ashley Ekins holds...
2014/07/31 07:29
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2014/07/31 05:26
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Anne Mary "Bessie" Pocock hadn't always planned to be a nurse, as her niece Margaret Pocock explains. But a tragic event led her into the career that ended up becoming her life's purpose. She served...
2014/07/31 03:28
2014/07/31 03:28
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Personal war stories of NZers told in new documentary seriesThursday, 31 July 2014, 2:32 pmPress Release: Ministry for Culture and HeritageMedia release31 July 2014Personal war stories of New...
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2014/07/30 04:24
2014/07/30 04:24
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Sam Worthington plays war correspondent Phillip Schuler (inset). Photos: Matt Nettheim, Australian War Memorial, G01560 The gulf between the Gallipoli campaign and the theatre of modern war may span...
2014/07/29 01:28
2014/07/29 01:28
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New Zealand First to mark First World War CentenaryTuesday, 29 July 2014, 1:14 pmPress Release: Ministry For Culture And Heritage New Zealand First to mark First World War CentenaryA ceremony to mark...
2014/07/28 20:13
2014/07/28 20:13
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AN INQUIRY into family history has snowballed into a major First World War research project for Karen Rowe. Mrs Rowe has been working on and off at the Toowoomba and Darling Downs Family History...
2014/07/28 02:38
2014/07/28 02:38
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NO ONE can know the thoughts that were running through the head of Sergeant Joseph Stratford on April 25th, 1915, as his boat crept slowly towards the Turkish Coast. It had been pitch black when Sgt...
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2014/07/27 23:57
2014/07/27 23:57
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THE lives of almost 800 World War I soldiers from the old Tintenbar Shire will be detailed in a new book being put together by researchers at the Crawford House Museum in Alstonville. The project was...
2014/07/27 21:17
2014/07/27 21:17
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DO you have a military member of your family but don't know where to start looking for information about their service history? As Australia builds up to the centenary of the Gallipoli landings in...
2014/07/27 17:16
2014/07/27 17:16
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Today we start a special series about 100 New Zealanders who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I. Here, Andrew Stone reports on five ‘firsts’ from the Great War. Australian Navy submarine...
2014/07/26 13:21
2014/07/26 13:21
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Mateship, courage... and squalor: Amazing photographs of WWI Diggers reveal the horrid reality of Gallipoli, one of Australia's bloodiest battlefield The Australian War Memorial released the 39...
2014/07/24 11:20
2014/07/24 11:20
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A Pacific Star Medal. Photo: Australian War Memorial Precious war medals have been stolen from a Melbourne home. The four missing medals are each engraved with their recipient's name "Richard H.A....
2014/07/24 07:46
2014/07/24 07:46
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Widow Nicole Pearce and daughter Stephanie at the launch of Poppy's named after David "Poppy" Pearce. Photo: Jay Cronan Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australian soldiers must ''of necessity suspend...
2014/07/20 18:18
2014/07/20 18:18
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Outgoing: Sam Valenz with his work Man Pushing the Gates at Harbour Sculpture in Woolwich. Photo: Jane Barrett Like Sculpture by the Sea’s upstart little brother, more than 40 unique sculptures have...
2014/07/19 14:46
2014/07/19 14:46
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An exhibition exploring modern artistic interpretations of war is one of two major new showings at Gosford Regional Art Gallery. An Australian War Memorial travelling exhibition Reality in flames:...
2014/07/18 15:55
2014/07/18 15:55
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Australian soldier William Kearsey was on the Ypres battlefront for only 16 days in 1917 before he suffered horrific facial injuries from shell fragments. He had trained for 18 months for the war, but...
2014/07/17 01:26
2014/07/17 01:26
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It was something rarely talked about when Sandra Bolt was growing up. Her father Arthur Ferguson, a young banana grower originally from Coffs Harbour, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force at the...
2014/07/16 22:04
2014/07/16 22:04
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A SERIES of photographs depicting Australian Diggers on the Western Front are to go on public display, some for the first time since they were taken almost 100 years ago. The images, including...
2014/07/16 15:15
2014/07/16 15:15
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New research that has calculated an Aboriginal death toll of more than 65,000 in Queensland alone during the so-called frontier wars has renewed calls for formal recognition at the Australian War...
2014/07/16 07:15
2014/07/16 07:15
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Like Sculpture by the Sea’s upstart little brother, more than 40 unique sculptures have sprouted overnight along the shores of one of the harbour’s secret beauty spots. Like Sculpture by the Sea’s...
2014/07/31 07:29
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