• Tuesday 11th May 1915- Diary of HV Reynold

    Tuesday 11 May 2010 by Janice Farrer.

     Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.   Infantry men in bivouac near a dugout on a steep and rocky slope resting near Walker's Ridge, Anzac Cove ‘After being on duty all day at the Victoria Gully station we were relieved earlier than usual and given instructions to shift our belongings to a new and much safer …

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  • New display of First World War postcards

    Tuesday 11 May 2010 by Pen Roberts. 7 comments

    The postcard concept had its origins in Germany and the United States in the middle of the nineteenth century. By the outbreak of the First World War, millions of postcards were being sent across the world via postal services. The phenomenon of collecting postcards was also well and truly established. A new display featuring images of women from the First World War postcard collection, is currently showing in the Australian War …

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