Tuesday 23 December 2014 by Alison Wishart. 7 comments.
First World War Centenary, Collection Highlights Christmas, Gallipoli, Food, socks

 

Perhaps you’ve packed, compiled or received a Christmas hamper full of goodies in the last few days.

About this time 99 years ago, the Anzacs who had evacuated from Gallipoli were eagerly awaiting their Christmas hampers.

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Thursday 12 December 2013 by Dianne Rutherford. 1 comments.
First World War Centenary, Collection, Military Heraldry and Technology, Anzac Voices Gallipoli, Improvisation

Some of the objects on display in the new ANZAC voices exhibition illustrate the ingenuity of the ANZACs when faced with insufficient supplies and equipment at Gallipoli. When the ANZACs landed there on 25 April 1915, they expected a quick advance to Constantinople [Istanbul] so did not carry the equipment or supplies they needed for trench warfare.

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The Sound Collection at the Australian War Memorial consists of over 9,000 oral history interviews with individuals who served during war and peacekeeping efforts. To showcase highlights from this collection the Australian War Memorial will create Sound show reels.

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Friday 10 May 2013 by Roxanne Truesdale. 4 comments.
First World War Centenary The ANZAC Book, Gallipoli

Hi, my name is Roxi Truesdale and for six weeks I have worked as a curatorial intern at the Australian War Memorial. During this time I have been involved with the Exhibitions team, where I have been researching all of the material that was written and drawn by soldiers for publication in The ANZAC Book.

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Monday 15 April 2013 by Emma Campbell. 1 comments.
News Gallipoli

REL/21582 the camera used by Wilfred Kent-Hughes

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Friday 2 December 2011 by Dianne Rutherford. 2 comments.
Collection, Military Heraldry and Technology First World War, Heraldry, Gallipoli, Gallipoli Mission, hospital

My name's Sean Limn, and I've been doing work experience at the War Memorial for the past week. One of my tasks whilst at the Memorial was to research a collection item, a piece of an old tent found at Gallipoli in 1919. The tent piece was found at Rest Gully, and is from a hospital tent left during the evacuation in December 1915. The tent was left behind as part of the ruse  to prevent the Turks from realising that an evacuation was taking place.

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Monday 25 April 2011 by Stuart Baines. 3 comments.
Family history, Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Anzac Day, Simpson Prize 2011

Wreath ordeley duties
Well today was the day, the pinnacle of the experience and certainly a big part of why these students entered the prize.

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Friday 22 April 2011 by Stuart Baines. No comments.
Battlefield Tours Gallipoli, Simpson Prize 2011, rugby

looking from Plugge's to the Sphinx
There was just too much to tell about today so I will try and give you all a brief rundown and some of the highlights.

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