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*Lambis Reflects

Lambis Englezos AM talks with the Rev. Bill Crews Lambis Englezos AM reflects on his involvement in the quest for the Australian soldiers not accounted for after the battle of Fromelles in an interviewed on “Sunday Night Crews” with radio … Continue reading

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Fromelles Retrospective

Tickets are still available see below: You are invited to attend the Fromelles Retrospective in Sydney proudly presented by the Families and Friends of the First AIF 9:00 am Sunday 28th November 2010 The King’s School Pennant Hills Road North … Continue reading

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Talking Heads

On ABC1 at 6:30pm MONDAY 8th November 2010 This week on Talking Heads’ Peter Thompson will interview Lambis Englezos on the forgotten diggers of Fromelles. Photo: Lambis Englezos outside the construction site for the CWGC’s Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Cemetery, June … Continue reading

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Fromelles' Dedication

Bright sunshine and clear blue skies shone over the northern French village of Fromelles on the 19th July 2010, the 94th Anniversary of the Battle of Fromelles, as more than 5,500 people gathered to witness the burial of the 250th … Continue reading

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*Bible to Fromelles

The Families and Friends of the First AIF have assisted the family of Private Henry Mayer to have his New Testament, given to him in World War 1, present at the dedication of the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Cemetery and family graveside … Continue reading

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*Science at Fromelles

On the 19 July 2010 the new Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery at Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) will be dedicated in the presence of descendents of the fallen, dignitaries and members of the public. Many media reports are appearing on the … Continue reading

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2 more identified!!

The ABC News has reported on Wednesday 7 July 2010: DNA tests reveal identities of Fromelles soldiers Researchers have identified two more Australian soldiers who died at the Battle of Fromelles in Northern France during World War I. Veterans’ Affairs … Continue reading

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Remembering Fromelles

On 1st July 2010 the Commonwealth War Graves Commission will release its latest publication – Remembering Fromelles. Remembering Fromelles covers the story behind the new Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Cemetery:  ‘In May 2009 archaeologists began to excavate the remains of 250 British and … Continue reading

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*Fromelles Services

Fromelles Day Commemoration Services Monday 19 July 2010 ANZAC MEMORIAL HYDE PARK SOUTH, SYDNEY The Trustees of the Anzac Memorial 10.30am for 10.45am Service and Wreath Laying at the Memorial SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE ST KILDA ROAD, MELBOURNE Friends of the … Continue reading

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Books for 'des Cobbers'

Late in 2009, members of the Retired Victorian Principals Association (RVPA) were privileged and delighted to be addressed by Lambis Englezos AM on the background to the Battle of Fromelles and the much later discovery of the buried soldiers at … Continue reading

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