Anzac Day Stories

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


Adam Robert Black

Adam Robert Black was the second son and third child of Adam and Jane Margaret Drummond Black, and born at North Quay in Brisbane after the family moved from Gympie en route to Beenleigh. He was around 4 years of age when the family moved back to Gympie in 1877...

By John F Black
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William James Urquhart

My father, Lieutenant (Engineer) William James Urquhart, a New Zealander, served in the Royal Navy 1917-1921. He was torpedoed in 1917 whilst aboard HMS Avenger. Prior to joining the Royal Navy he served aboard...

By Felicity Podger
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Anne Mitchell (Muter) Siggins

This is a story of my Grandmother Anne Mitchell (Muter) Siggins, who was the first Grandmother to serve in the Australian Women’s Army Serve (AWAS) in WW2. ...

By Victor Malham
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Frank Renald Buckle of Merino

Frank Renald Buckle of Merino was the son of George & Elsie Buckle, he joined the 6th reinforcements 24th Battalion A.I.F No 2834 on 2/8/15 Rank Private at age 19yrs 11months....

By Kath Baugh
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