Anzac Day Stories

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


William Alexander smith

A tribute to my grandmother's brother - William Alexander smith...

By Jonathan Stormont
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A Tribute to Roy Spencer

Tribute to Roy Spencer Natusch, MM, A New Zealand wartime soldier who through circumstances became known as the Double Dutchman (prepared by Flight Sergeant Paul London and given at the Saint Matthew’s Anglican Church Hastings, New Zealand Saturday, March 28, 2009)...

By Paul London
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James Alexander Steenson Baird

My first cousin once removed was born in 1893, Dunedin NZ. A great rugby player, he was selected at age 18 to play for the All Blacks in 1913. He only played one test match for them (against Australia, NZ won!) before WWI intervened...

By Jenny Beatson
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Brothers, Private James Carter Potts and Lt Alfred Earnest Potts

6250, 16th Bn., Australian Infantry, AIF Private James Carter Potts died at the age of 26 on April 1917. He was the son of William Carter and Emma Potts, born in South Australia. He is remembered with honour at the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. There is no grave for him...

By Sheryl Driver
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