Thursday 12 December 2013 by Dianne Rutherford. No comments.
First World War Centenary, Collection, ANZAC Voices Gallipoli, Improvisation

Some of the objects on display in the new ANZAC voices exhibition illustrate the ingenuity of the ANZACs when faced with insufficient supplies and equipment at Gallipoli. When the ANZACs landed there on 25 April 1915, they expected a quick advance to Constantinople [Istanbul] so did not carry the equipment or supplies they needed for trench warfare. Although supplies were brought in throughout the campaign by boat, these could be delayed or destroyed through bad weather or Turkish shelling, so the soldiers at Gallipoli had to be industrious and inventive. They made weapons, equipment, board games and stationary from the items they found around them.

G00267 Two soldiers sit beside a pile of empty tins cutting up barbed wire for jam tin bombs. G00267

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The Sound Collection at the Australian War Memorial consists of over 9,000 oral history interviews with individuals who served during war and peacekeeping efforts. To showcase highlights from this collection the Australian War Memorial will create Sound show reels.

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Friday 10 May 2013 by Roxanne Truesdale. 4 comments.
First World War Centenary The ANZAC Book, Gallipoli

Hi, my name is Roxi Truesdale and for six weeks I have worked as a curatorial intern at the Australian War Memorial. During this time I have been involved with the Exhibitions team, where I have been researching all of the material that was written and drawn by soldiers for publication in The ANZAC Book.

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Monday 15 April 2013 by Emma Campbell. 1 comments.
News Gallipoli

Friday 29 June 2012 by Dianne Rutherford. 5 comments.
Personal Stories First World War, Technology, Gallipoli, The Light Horse

REL/21582 the camera used by Wilfred Kent-Hughes

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Tuesday 5 June 2012 by Dianne Rutherford. 4 comments.
Personal Stories, Collection First World War, Gallipoli, Cemeteries, Lone Pine, Brown's Dip Cemetery

Lone Pine Cemetery 2012

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Friday 2 December 2011 by Dianne Rutherford. 2 comments.
Collection First World War, Heraldry, Gallipoli, Gallipoli Mission, hospital

My name's Sean Limn, and I've been doing work experience at the War Memorial for the past week. One of my tasks whilst at the Memorial was to research a collection item, a piece of an old tent found at Gallipoli in 1919. The tent piece was found at Rest Gully, and is from a hospital tent left during the evacuation in December 1915. The tent was left behind as part of the ruse  to prevent the Turks from realising that an evacuation was taking place.

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Monday 25 April 2011 by Stuart Baines. 3 comments.
Family history, Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, ANZAC Day, Simpson Prize 2011

Wreath ordeley duties
Well today was the day, the pinnacle of the experience and certainly a big part of why these students entered the prize.

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Friday 22 April 2011 by Stuart Baines. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize 2011, rugby

looking from Plugge's to the Sphinx
There was just too much to tell about today so I will try and give you all a brief rundown and some of the highlights.

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