This is the fourth in a series of articles on the Memorial’s tattoo project and tattoo collections.
The Memorial’s Ink in the lines project is documenting the stories of servicemen and servicewomen through oral history interviews and portrait photography. The Memorial’s “tatt team” have been to Victoria, Queensland, and New South Wales, meeting some wonderful veterans who generously shared their time and their experiences. We are still receiving images and stories submitted via our online form.
Here are some of the stories and images that have been shared so far.
Australian Army veteran Elaine deployed to East Timor in 2000. Her story is now part of the Memorial’s National Collection.