Memorial Articles

The Memorial boasts a staff of subject specialists in all aspects of military history and museum practice.

Our Blogs, Articles and our Encyclopedia allow our historians, curators, librarians and exhibition team to share their knowledge and information on Australian military history, the Memorial's vast collection, recent acquisitions, exhibitions and events.

Latest Blogs

  1. 'Guess you will be thinking I’ve gone up in smoke'

    20 June 2018

    When Australian Army nurse Kathleen Neuss sat down to write a letter home from Singapore on 6 February 1942 she couldn’t have known it would be her last.

  2. Remembering John Cyril Barrett

    06 June 2018

    More than 40 years ago, Tony Schar made a promise to commemorate his great-uncle’s service during the First World War. On the 100th anniversary of his great-uncle’s death, he honoured that promise.

  3. How Mary's story of survival is reaching a new generation

    06 June 2018

    Mary Cubillo was just 10 years old when her family was evacuated from Darwin during the Second World War.

  4. 'You’d go a long way to find someone who was more courageous'

    04 June 2018

    Allan Russell was just 21 when he formed an extraordinary alliance with a local Dusun chief named Kulang during Z Special Unit’s Operation Agas 1.

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