Lest we forget

  The Wall of Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Australia, holds the names of over 100,000 Australian servicemen and women who lost their lives fighting in a war. Some were volunteers, some were conscripts - but all of them deserve to be remembered with honour and respect. I won't go into details... Continue Reading →

We will remember them

At 11am on the 11th November, 1918, the gun fire ceased on the Western Front. The war that was supposed to end all wars was finally over after four years of destruction and loss of human life. According to the Australian War Memorial, World War One "... had brought about the mobilisation of over 70... Continue Reading →

ANZAC Day

While this is not an area of expertise for me, as a historian, it would be remiss of me to let ANZAC Day go by without mention of the 8,159 Australian men and, quite frankly, boys who lost their lives on the beach at Gallipoli. According to the Australian War Memorial, these lives were lost... Continue Reading →

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