Anzac Day Stories

Honouring the brave men & women who represented their country during war.


John Munro Bargh

My Grandmother Charlotte Archdall Bargh's uncle was awarded the "Distinguished Conduct Medal" for "Conspicuous Gallantry and Devotion to Duty" the commendation, dated 4th October 1918 is worded...

By Russell Dorhauer
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Donald Robert Shillito

A very early forbearer of mine was Donald Robert Shillito was born 1890 in Ballan, Victoria. Donald enlisted in the AIF in Melbourne on September 26, 1914 and sailed for the Middle East on the Thermistocies on December 22, 1914 landing...

By Barbara Johnstone
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Eric William Power

My father served in Papua New Guinea in WWII. He was an engineer and made bridges in the army. There are three significant things that I remember from his stories of memories. One day the cook died and the sergeant asked if any of the troops...

By Ronnie Brello
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My father volunteered

My father was medically unfit for war so he volunteered & was accepted for the position where he was suited. My mother didn't know where he was due to regulations, she knew he was somewhere in Queensland. After the war he told us he...

By R.W.Keating
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