Category Archives: Anzac Day

Armistice Day Memorial Service

As a footnote to my previous blog about family members lost in World War I, we were in the right place at the right time to attend the Armistice Day ceremony at Fort Queenscliff, the historic defensive fort at the … Continue reading

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Remembering them

On the centenary of the Armistice, when the carnage of World War I finally came to an end, we are remembering two men from our family who lost their lives on the Western Front. This year we were lucky enough … Continue reading

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Remembering Hamel, a pivotal Australian-led battle on the Somme front

As the centenary of the commencement of World War I is marked around the world, as well as Remembrance Day to commemorate the end of the war, I remember discovering the story of Hamel, a tiny village in northern France. … Continue reading

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