Highlight on official records of the First World War is a centenary program of posts highlighting those records created 100 years ago, why they exist and how we can help make these essential records available for research purposes.
Wednesday 11 March 2015 by Dianne Rutherford. 12 comments
First World War Centenary, Collection Cemeteries; First World War; Gallipoli; Graves Registration Unit; Imperial War Graves Commission
The recent film, The Water Diviner has focused attention on the amazing work of the Graves Registration Unit (GRU) and Imperial War Graves Commission (IWGC - now Commonwealth War Graves Commission) from late 1918 to the mid-1920s at Gallipoli.
Recent donation of rare watercolours made by John Brack while in the army during the Second World War.
Tuesday 3 March 2015 by Eleni Holloway. 4 comments
The Australian War Memorial holds a growing collection of sheet music which currently includes over 900 titles. The collection includes both individual pieces, and compilations of sheet music. The date range of this collection extends from the 1850s through to the mid-2000s. Of these approximately 250 pieces relate to the First World War.
Thursday 19 February 2015 by .
On 18 February 2015, His Excellency Mr Stephen Brady AO CVO Australian Ambassador to the French Republic, donated to the Memorial a copy of Alan Moorehead’s book Gallipoli.
2015 Australian Summer Scholars Presentations
Thursday 19 February, 2 pm – 3.30 pm
BAE Systems Theatre
Australian War Memorial
Presentations for the 2015 Australian War Memorial Summer Vacation Scholarship Scheme will take place on Thursday 19 February in the BAE Systems Theatre at the Australian War Memorial, 2 pm – 3.30 pm.