Poem : In Flanders Fields by Lt. John McCrae, of Montreal, whose body lies in Flanders Field.

Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection.

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

It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

ANZAC Day April 100 years on. It's the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 and various commemorative events will be held across Australia to remember our service men and women.

Australian Light Horse were mounted troops with characteristics of both cavalry and mounted infantry. They served during the Second Boer War and World War I. The Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade at the Battle of Beersheba in 1917 made a successful cavalry charge.

Australian Light Horse Brigade during Gallipoli, World War I

Walers were reliable and showed great endurance. About 160,000 of these Australian horses served in WW1. Frank Derrick - Monto Troup 5th Light Horse Regiment.

Walers were reliable and showed great endurance. About of these Australian horses served in Frank Derrick - Monto Troup Light Horse Regiment. I had a Great Uncle in the Light Horse Brigade.

Australian and Turkish soldiers at Gallipoli, 1915

Australian and Turkish soldiers at Gallipoli, 1915 - An Australian soldier offers a drink to a wounded Turkish soldier, Gallipoli,

Australian soldiers wearing respirator gas masks, Ypres, September 27, 1917. #WW1

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Australian infantry small box respirators Ypres 1917 - Chemical weapons in World War I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Unknown Aussie soldier, WWI, from the Australian War Memorial collection.  Submitted by annakrentzphoto

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

The CAC Boomerang was a World War II fighter aircraft designed and manufactured in Australia between 1942 and 1945

CAC Boomerang - The Commonwealth Boomerang was a respectable fighter design emerging from Australia and fielded in response to the impending Japanese invasion of the Australian mainland.

Swanston Street WW1

Vintage Melbourne Swanston Street/intersected by Collins Street. Across Collins Street behind the tree are the windows of the Accountants office I worked in

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