HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY! The son of a former Premier of Western Australia, Hugo Throssell, volunteered to join the Imperial Australian Force which was shipped to Gallipoli in 1915.   Meticulously researched, and beautifully written, this is a moving tale of heroism and patriotism which ended in sad and disturbing circumstances. http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Gallipoli-Victoria-Cross-Hero-Hardback/p/10359

HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY! The son of a former Premier of Western Australia, Hugo Throssell, volunteered to join the Imperial Australian Force which was shipped to Gallipoli in 1915. Meticulously researched, and beautifully written, this is a moving tale of heroism and patriotism which ended in sad and disturbing circumstances. http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Gallipoli-Victoria-Cross-Hero-Hardback/p/10359

Anzac Day 2014: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lay wreath in Canberra as thousands march across country - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/anzac-day-2014-duke-duchess-cambridge-lay-wreath-canberra-thousands-march-across-country.html

Anzac Day 2014: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge lay wreath in Canberra as thousands march across country - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/anzac-day-2014-duke-duchess-cambridge-lay-wreath-canberra-thousands-march-across-country.html

Australian pioneers build a plank road to bring up supplies, Polygon Wood area, 26 September 1917. [AWM E00800]

Australian pioneers build a plank road to bring up supplies, Polygon Wood area, 26 September 1917. [AWM E00800]

Kamate. (New Zealanders performing the haka before battle during WWII).

Kamate. (New Zealanders performing the haka before battle during WWII).

ANZAC Horses - Lest We Forget all the fallen diggers and horses that fought for Australia. Where would be without them…

ANZAC Horses - Lest We Forget all the fallen diggers and horses that fought for Australia. Where would be without them…

Anzac Day Service at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1960

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Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps)  to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

Poster recruiting ANZAC (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) to fight in Gallipoli,Turkey 1915.

Gallipoli during World War 1 / G. Downes. ANZAC - Turkish prisoners, August 1915.  State Lib. of NSW Collection.

Gallipoli during World War 1 / G. Downes. ANZAC - Turkish prisoners, August 1915. State Lib. of NSW Collection.

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