Thursday 6 February 2014 by John Holloway. 1 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Here in the Education section we love to know what you're working on in the classroom, or how you might have used some of our resources. Send in your pictures, poems, photos, or anything else you'd like to share to education@awm.gov.au. We'll feature a selection on our website every month.

Look forward to hearing from you!

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Tuesday 4 February 2014 by John Holloway. 11 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

"What is it?"

Calling all teachers, students, and history buffs: test your observation and deduction with number five in our Collection Detection series. Tell us what you think this object is in the comments section below, and next week we will post the answer along with some questions for classroom research and discussion.

Hint: This object was found at Lone Pine in January 1919 by Lieutenant William Hopkins James.

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Tuesday 28 January 2014 by John Holloway. No comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Thanks to everyone who submitted answers to last week's Collection Detection challenge either here on the blog or on our Facebook page. Well done to those who knew the answer!

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Monday 20 January 2014 by John Holloway. 4 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

What is it?

Think you know? Tell us in the comments below. You'll find the answer posted next week!

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Friday 20 December 2013 by Theresa Cronk. 2 comments.
First World War Centenary, ANZAC Connections, News, Personal Stories

On 20 December 1915, Private John Kingsley Gammage of the 1st Infantry Battalion wrote in his diary, This concludes a real experience that money could not buy with an enemy that fought fairly and clean. Gammage was one of the last 10 000 Australian troops remaining at Anzac Cove. These men departed Anzac Cove during the night of Sunday 19 December through into the early hours of Monday 20 December 1915. The preparations for their departure had been carefully planned down to the finest details.

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Tuesday 17 December 2013 by Paul Taylor. 2 comments.
Collection, Collection Highlights, News

Tuesday 26 November 2013 by Robyn Van Dyk. 2 comments.
Exhibitions, ANZAC Voices, News, Personal Stories

 “Pulled out of bed in the dead of night by a large monster that ultimately turned out to be a man with his gas mask on.” - Captain Robert Grieve of the 37th Battalion.

Gas masks saved lives but also caused fatalities. They were extremely uncomfortable and hampered the movement of the men, inducing fatigue, disorientation, and confusion.

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Monday 18 November 2013 by John Holloway. No comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

Thanks to everyone who submitted answers to last week's Collection Detection challenge either here on the blog or on our Facebook page. Well done to those who knew the answer!

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Wednesday 6 November 2013 by John Holloway. 2 comments.
Education at the Memorial, News

What is it?

This length of barbed wire with metal jam tins and lids, and a flattened metal plate attached was found on Pope’s Hill on Gallipoli in 1919.

Give us your best guess in the comment box below. The answer will be revealed next week, along with an interesting story you could use in your classroom.

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Monday 4 November 2013 by Emma Campbell. 1 comments.
News

Visitors file past the newly interred tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier in the Memorial's Hall of Memory in November 1993.

"He is all of them. And he is one of us.”  

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