Nunawading Anzac stories

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 09:39

As part of the Anzac Centenary the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies is undertaking a project to commemorate the lives of those Australians from the Nunawading area who served in any capacity during World War One. They are seeking descendants of men from the present day areas of Nunawading, Blackburn, Mitcham and Vermont who served in this conflict and who may have stories and photos . . . more »

Nunawading Anzac stories

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 09:39

As part of the Anzac Centenary the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies is undertaking a project to commemorate the lives of those Australians from the Nunawading area who served in any capacity during World War One. They are seeking descendants of men from the present day areas of Nunawading, Blackburn, Mitcham and Vermont who served in this conflict and who may have stories and photos . . . more »

Nunawading Anzac stories

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 09:39

As part of the Anzac Centenary the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies is undertaking a project to commemorate the lives of those Australians from the Nunawading area who served in any capacity during World War One. They are seeking descendants of men from the present day areas of Nunawading, Blackburn, Mitcham and Vermont who served in this conflict and who may have stories and photos . . . more »

Mapping Our Anzacs – Wartime Australians

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 16:01

For some time the Mapping Our Anzacs project out of the National Archives of Australia has served as a portal to find a WW1 service person and see their service record, add a note or photograph to the scrapbook, build a tribute to people important to you. You can browse maps of Australia, the United Kingdom and the world, exploring more than 15,000 places where . . . more »

The Lost Diggers: Book Review

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 12:57

The Lost Diggers The Lost Diggers Many serious genealogists would by now have heard about the discovery of the World War 1 collection of photographs of Australian soldiers found in France last year by Channel 7’s Sunday Night program and its journalist Ross Coulthart. Now a magnificent book has been produced which has documented both the story of the discovery of the hundreds of glass plates amazingly preserved . . . more »

The Lost Diggers: Book Review

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 12:57

The Lost Diggers The Lost Diggers Many serious genealogists would by now have heard about the discovery of the World War 1 collection of photographs of Australian soldiers found in France last year by Channel 7’s Sunday Night program and its journalist Ross Coulthart. Now a magnificent book has been produced which has documented both the story of the discovery of the hundreds of glass plates amazingly preserved . . . more »

The Lost Diggers: Book Review

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 12:57

The Lost Diggers The Lost Diggers Many serious genealogists would by now have heard about the discovery of the World War 1 collection of photographs of Australian soldiers found in France last year by Channel 7’s Sunday Night program and its journalist Ross Coulthart. Now a magnificent book has been produced which has documented both the story of the discovery of the hundreds of glass plates amazingly preserved . . . more »

Lighthorsemen of World War 1

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 12:52

Military historian Dr David Holloway will discuss his book “Endure and Fight A Detailed History of the 4th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 1914-1919 : Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine, France and Belgium’ next week at Mill Park and again at Diamond Valley Libraries. In November 2011 Shrine of Remembrance Trustees awarded the Shrine of Remembrance Medal to Dr. Holloway. This award in its fourth year recognises . . . more »

Lighthorsemen of World War 1

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2012 - 12:52

Military historian Dr David Holloway will discuss his book “Endure and Fight A Detailed History of the 4th Light Horse Regiment, AIF, 1914-1919 : Gallipoli, Sinai and Palestine, France and Belgium’ next week at Mill Park and again at Diamond Valley Libraries. In November 2011 Shrine of Remembrance Trustees awarded the Shrine of Remembrance Medal to Dr. Holloway. This award in its fourth year recognises . . . more »

How should we commemorate the Anzac centenary?

Posted on Friday, July 16, 2010 - 04:20

Australians across the country are encouraged to share their ideas and suggestions on how the Anzac Centenary should be commemorated at home and around the world. From 2014 to 2018 marks 100 years since the First World War and Australians are invited to have their say on ways to commemorate the anniversary. Submissions close on 17 September 2010. To make a submission visit www.anzaccentenary.gov.au.

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