Tagged: WW1

Stormin’ Norman

Australian artist Norman Lindsay produced many anti-German drawings and cartoons as well as posters for the 1916 Conscription campaign (before learning of the death of his brother at...

A sturdy word from Birdy

When the First World War began, Britain’s Minister for War, Lord Kitchener, placed Major General William Birdwood in command of the Australian and New Zealand...

Migans at the Front

My great great grandfather Peter Migan was discharged from the 58th Rutlandshire regiment of the British Army in 1853, having assisted in the transportation of...

The Pain At Home

Several of my extended family participated in the two World Wars. Letters to and from Government Ministeries, War Departments and AIF /NZEF Base Records help to...

War

I’m working on the story of Alfred Quennell (my great, great uncle) who was in the Australian Infantry Force (AIF) in WW1 at Gallipoli and...

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