On this day

16 January 1962

Death of Frank Hurley. Hurley was the first official AIF photographer having been appointed in 1917.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

Featured

  1. Hiding in plain sight

    My heart stops. There he is.

    At the end of another endless click of the mouse – it’s him. Harry. My grandfather. Hiding in plain sight on the Australian War Memorial website.

  2. 'Aviation is still new, but it has set some of us thinking, and thinking hard'

    On 20 November 1917,  Lieutenant John Clifford Peel wrote a letter that would become the inspiration for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

  3. 'It was pretty full on'

    Don Barnby celebrated his 21st birthday while on patrol in Vietnam.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Family tour

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

  2. Hands-on history

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 11am

  3. Family tour

    Free family activity
    Second World War Galleries entrance, 10.15am

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