Memorial Articles

The Memorial boasts a staff of subject specialists in all aspects of military history and museum practice.

Our Blogs, Articles and our Encyclopedia allow our historians, curators, librarians and exhibition team to share their knowledge and information on Australian military history, the Memorial's vast collection, recent acquisitions, exhibitions and events.

Latest Blogs

  1. Day 1 Photo Summary

    17 April 2007

    Photos taken by the 2007 Simpson Prize winners

  2. Day 1

    15 April 2007

    Read about the experiences of the Simpson Prize winners of 2007

  3. We arrive in Istanbul

    15 April 2007

    Read about the experiences of the 2007 Simpson Prize winners

  4. The journey starts

    14 April 2007

    Read about the experiences of the 2007 Simpson Prize winners

  5. Edward Cleaver died from wounds at the charge of Beersheba 31 October 1917

    13 April 2007

    Edward Randolph Cleaver joined the 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment in August 1914. He was the first man from Sale, Victoria to enlist.

  6. Stereo Camera

    12 April 2007

    Learn about the Glyphoscope (or stereo camera) used at Gallipoli during the campaign, and the project to return to take then and now photos

  7. Further reading: a select bibliography

    12 April 2007

    The following is not intended to provide an exhaustive bibliography of resources on the AIF campaigns in France and Flanders during 1917. Rather, it identifies some of the more useful and readily available sources for anyone wishing to explore the topic further.

  8. Roll of Honour

    12 April 2007

    Australia's war dead from all conflicts are recorded on the Australian War Memorial's Roll of Honour.  Learn more and how to access the roll online.

  9. Battle of Passchendaele (Third Ypres)

    11 April 2007

    After mid-1917, and following mutinies in the over-strained French Army, the British Forces had to assume an even greater role in the war on the Western Front. For Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, the British commander-in-chief, this provided an opportunity to launch an offensive that he had long wanted.

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