Anzac Day Stories

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


Denis Joseph O'Brien

My father Denis Joseph O'Brien was born In Sydney NSW in 1895. He enlisted on the 19th August 1914. Sgt DJ O’Brien’s AMF Unit was 17th Signal Troop Army Engineers. His Unit name was Divisional Signal Company 1 His unit embarked at Melbourne per Transport A10 "Karroo" on 20th October 1914...

By Brendan Joyce
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Brothers, Eric and Max Green

These are photos of my Uncles in WW2. My Uncle Eric was a prisoner of war. He died in a POW camp and is buried at Kanachanaburi in Thailand. I’m planning a trip to Thailand to see his grave and the Bridge he helped with also Hellfire. He is actually my favourite Uncle...

By Cheryl Green
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Ernest John Ing and William James Easden

My Grandfather, Ernest John Ing served in the Royal Engineers in WWI and was wounded at Ypres in April 1918. My husband's Grandfather, William James Easden received fatal injuries in Flanders in 1917...

By Jacquie Ashby
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Brothers, Allan Valentine and Sydney Herbert Worthington

Allan joined the army as a bugler at the age of 11. He served K company 1st infantry regiment and later, aged 15, was the youngest soldier to leave Australia for the Boer War. His brother Sydney Herbert Worthington also enlisted and fought in the Boer War and the 1st World War...

By Rozlyn Lilley
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