Anzac Day Stories

Honouring the brave men & women who represented their country during war.


Edward, John and William Ashmore

My grandfather, his two brothers and three cousins all fought in WW1. My grandfather fought in WW1 along with his younger brother William, they enlisted in their early twenties along with another brother John. So Edward, John and William and three cousins all joined up, sadly only 3 came home...

By Elaine Bennett
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I was visiting the town of Ballycastle, Co. Antrim-N. Ireland last April. I came across this pub with the ANZAC name. Having read about the Battle of Gallipoli I was compelled to take a picture of the pub as I wondered what reason it bore this name....

By Carmen DiGiacomo
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Brigadier Gerald Vincent Moriarty (1894-1966)

This newspaper article is about the life story of a grand uncle of mine: Brigadier Gerald Vincent Moriarty (1894-1966). Although it focuses on his successful career with the Queensland Railways Department, a brief summary of his notable military record is also provided...

By Chris Giles
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My War Memories

It is a fact that true knowledge is only learnt by experience. I was ten years old during the summer of 1940 & living in a village on the Dorset Coast, close to Weymouth I witnessed most of the air combat, fought above our heads during the Battle of Britain.....

By Arthur Bensley
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