Anzac Day Stories

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


War Diaries of Private S W Ross

25th April 1945 - Anzac Day and a dull weather also raining a little. A Dawn Service held in the Chapel “St Lukes“ 0730 hours, at b1100 hours or later about 40 went up to the Cemetery and placed nice “Reaths“ on the graves there, Karanji. 26 British boys have died and 22 Australians KARANJI....

By Warren Ross
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My Family History - WW2

The World War Two photos, poems and stories I have included are all connected to my family history...

By Rhonda Riley
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Bundy Family

The mother, Emma Bundy had 5 sons go to war only 1 was killed at Fromelle which I attended the service. The youngest was taken off the boat due to being too young. But Emma's story is better - she was a widow, on the death of her son she recieved 1 shilling pension...

By Rosemary Pearson
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Herbert Austin

My maternal grandfather, Herbert Austin, was born 22 May 1878 in Baildon, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was the youngest of 8 children (3 of whom died prior to 1911). He emigrated to Australia sometime between 1911 and 1914 and enrolled in the Australia Army on 4 March 1915. This is a summary provided to me by my cousin Jeff Austin...

By Faye Herbert Austin
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