Thursday 4 February 2010 by Janice Farrer.
Diary of an Anzac

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.

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Wednesday 3 February 2010 by Janice Farrer.
Diary of an Anzac

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.

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Tuesday 2 February 2010 by Janice Farrer.
Diary of an Anzac

Please note: Care has been taken to transcribe these entries without alteration to preserve the original language of Herbert Vincent Reynolds.

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Monday 1 February 2010 by Janice Farrer. 1 comments
Diary of an Anzac

This is the story of Herbert Vincent Reynolds No. 622 First Field Ambulance, First AIF.

 

Herbert Vincent Reynolds enlisted in the 1st AIF at the age of 18

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Friday 15 January 2010 by Alessandro Antonello. 1 comments
News, New acquisitions, Collection Propaganda, Prisoners of war

In 1944, Yvonne Jobling was a schoolgirl studying shorthand.  Every evening at her home in Geelong, Victoria, she practiced her shorthand by listening to the radio.  On Friday, 17 March 1944, she happened to be listening to the short-wave broadcast of Radio Tokyo, and heard messages from Australian prisoners of war. 

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Thursday 7 January 2010 by Craig Berelle. 2 comments
News, New acquisitions

Official Records is pleased to announce the acquisition of original nominal roll cards of the 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion into the National Collection. The nominal roll has been catalogued as AWM359 on the RecordSearch database.

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Wednesday 6 January 2010 by Theresa Cronk. 20 comments
News, Anzac Connections

There was movement in the Research Centre yesterday afternoon as news spread about a momentous event in the history of the AWM4 First World War unit war diaries digitisation project. For those who have been involved in this project, space was not an issue as we crammed into the digitisation room to witness the scanning of the final page at 2pm on 5 January 2010.

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Wednesday 23 December 2009 by .
Collection, Collection Highlights Private Records

At Christmas time most people take the opportunity to stop and think about family and friends and pass on their greetings and well wishes by means of the traditional Christmas card.  The Memorial holds an interesting collection of Christmas cards - different types, various shapes and sizes, and from all conflicts.  One of our earlier and more unusual Christmas cards can be seen below.

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Friday 18 December 2009 by Robyn van Dyk.
Collection

The Australian War Memorial’s Bean diaries digitisation project was short listed for the Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards – 2009. The Award recognises outstanding contributions to the quality of Australian cultural life in 2009.

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