Anzac Day Stories

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


Reginald Phelps Little

My father's father Reginald Phelps Little fought for this country with the 17th Battalion. He was to contract pneumonia in the trenches in Gallipoli and if he had not used his charms, may not have survived. He joked with his son...

By Melanie Karpati
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Lieutenant Dorothy Deall and Corporal Arthur Whiter

Both my parents were active in World War 2 on hospital ships, my mother as a nursing sister and my dad as a medical orderly. They looked after injured soldiers...

By Rosemary Daly
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Richard Mumford

My Great Grandfather Richard Mumford , Produce Merchant, Healesville Victoria ,joined up on the 18/3/16 into the 10th Infantry, promoted to Corporal, served from1916 into France on the ship HMAT Ascanius from Melbourne, Australia, he was a natural born...

By Wayne Mumford
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Herbert Norman May

My Great Uncle Herbert enlisted at the age of 21 and was a member of the 15th Battalion Australian Army where he held the rank of Lance Corporal. Within two weeks of the initial landing at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli (25th April 1915) Herbert...

By Michael May
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