Lionel Logue, age 26. Australian speech therapist responsible for the un-stammering of King George VI.

Lionel Logue, age Australian speech therapist responsible for the un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, Myrtle Gruenert.un-stammering of King George VI. Here he is with his future wife, Myrtle Gruenert. Suggestion by ljvera

Australian soldiers in Gallipoli 1915. Sitting proudly in the middle is an Indigenous Australian. WWI

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Unknown Australian soldier, World War I.  Approximately 60,000 Australian soldiers were killed in World War I. Here are some lines from British poet Wilfred Owen, in their memory. "What passing bells for those who die as cattle?/Only the monstrous anger of the guns."

Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection. ANZAC (Australia New Zealand Army Corps)

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912

Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction, 1930

Sydney Harbour Bridge during construction, with two aeroplanes, Charles Ulm’s “Southern Sun” & a Gypsy Moth / photomontage by Edward Searl (by State Library of New South Wales collection)

WWI: Australian soldiers in Egypt

Australian Diggers of the Imperial Camel Corps WWI Middle East theatre.

Painting the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia (Photo undated). v@e.

"Man painting Sydney Harbour Bridge in Without safety gear." by dejacoup in OldSchoolCool

1930 - Construction of the Sydney Harbour bridge

Construction of the Sydney Harbor bridge from Australian Traveler magazine…


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