Monday 15 October 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 2 comments
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Exhibition

I should have done this ages ago, but as the saying goes, 'better late than never...'

These are just a few snaps I took of the exhibition today.

The entrance to the exhibition featuring Frank Hurley's well-known photograph

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Thursday 11 October 2007 by Mal Booth.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

September was a really busy month for us. We all had to meet deadlines for text, get the initial design concepts endorsed by management and write essays for magazines and our catalogue. So, just in case you are interested in what has gone on so far, here is a pretty comprehensive listing of the process and a few images we have taken along the way.

Several senior staff from the Memorial viewed the IWM Lawrence of Arabia: The life, the legend exhibition in London.

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Thursday 4 October 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 3 comments
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Commemoration

The remains of five AIF soldiers will be laid to rest today with full military honours in the Buttes New British Cemetery at Polygon Wood, Belgium.  The remains were discovered by chance in September 2006 during roadwork and pipe-laying excavations near the small village of Westhoek.  This is situated in the middle of the dreaded Ypres-Passchendaele Salient where up to half a million casualties on both sides fell, of which tens of thousands were either never recovered or were unidentifiable.

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Tuesday 25 September 2007 by Craig Tibbitts.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Battles

Lloyd GeorgeLloyd George
Russian Revolution

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Wednesday 29 August 2007 by Craig Tibbitts.
To Flanders Fields, 1917 Exhibition

A catalogue of the To Flanders Fields, 1917 exhibition is now available.  It's 44-pages, is illustrated and sells for AUD $7.95.  It can be purchased at the Memorial's shop or online.

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Friday 24 August 2007 by Amanda Rebbeck.
Aircraft 1914 - 1918, Personal Stories Training

A native of Franklin, Tasmania Roy Lytton Cummings enlisted in the AIF on 19 November 1914 and after training was posted to the 3rd Field Ambulance. He embarked for overseas service aboard HMAT A70 (Ballarat) on 9 September 1915 and saw a short period of service in the last month of the Gallipoli campaign.

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Entrance to exhibition at Ian Potter Museum of Art, MelbourneEntrance to exhibition at Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

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Well, at least something we were not allowed to borrow . . .

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