Box 1: Australia in the First World War
Filled with real and replica uniforms, equipment and artefacts, this resource will transport you back 100 years to the most traumatic time in our nation's history: when 330,000 Australians set sail from our shores and 61,514 never returned home.
How to use this box
Please read over the Memorial Box risk assessment before use.
The hands-on objects you will find in your Memorial Box have been chosen specifically to complement the online learning resources. You can also view a list of the physical items inside the First World War Memorial Boxes, or watch this film created especially for Foundation to Year 3 students.
Looking after the box
Your cooperation in caring for this resource during your loan is greatly appreciated.
Please ensure that you check the contents of the box against the enclosed inventory before and after use. If any objects are damaged or missing, please notify your state agent.
Please also ensure that you wear the enclosed gloves when handling the objects and wash the gloves before the box is returned.
Booking a box
Memorial Boxes are available across Australia. For further information on booking a Memorial Box, contact the agent in your state or territory.