Category Archives: Gallipoli

Gallipoli 2015 Ballot

Are you interested in finding out about attending the centenary celebrations at Gallipoli on 25th April 2015? The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of Anzac  Warren Snowdon  provided the following information on 13 May 2013: “A ballot … Continue reading

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*Gallipoli Discovery

An oceanic survey of Anzac Cove has revealed some amazing finds and produced some magnificent photos of the project. Photo: Hospital barge at Anzac Cove [Mark Spencer] To find out more about the survey and see more of these fantastic … Continue reading

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*K.I.A. 25th April 1915

The 95th anniversary of the first Anzac Day will be commemorated around Australia and across the world. Photo: Anzac Service at Oatley War Memorial in Sydney, 18th April 2010 [Chris Munro] The ANZAC acronym is formed from the initials of … Continue reading

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*Gallipoli VCs

The Australian War Memorial has a special travelling exhibition to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign, This Company of Brave Men The Gallipoli VCs . Photo: Captain Albert Jacka VC MC with Bar, first Australian VC winner Gallipoli Peninsula [AWM No.A … Continue reading

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*Mapping Gallipoli

 The Australian War Memorial has over 300 maps from the Gallipoli campaign in its collection. Access to a selection of these maps is available through the AWM website at Mapping Gallipoli.   Photo: Gallipoli Peninsula from Chunuk Bair [Munro Collection] The collection includes … Continue reading

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*Gallipoli Conference

Do you want to learn more about the Gallipoli Campaign, especially the events surrounding the “August Offensive”? The Australian War Memorial is hosting an international conference with leading military historians from around the world to bring multi-national perspectives to the many questions … Continue reading

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* Gallipoli 2010

25th April 2010 will be the 95th Anniversary of the landing of Australian troops on the shores of Gallipoli. The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Alan Griffin, has recently announced a number of initiatives to commemorate the Anniversary including: Gallipoli’s Victoria Cross … Continue reading

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FLAG RETURNED

The appeal for the return of the Gallipoli flag stolen from ANAZC House in Sydney has been successful. The missing flag was returned anonymously on Friday 14 August. For more details read: ABC News: Stolen Gallipoli flag returned to RSL. Click … Continue reading

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FLAG STOLEN

A significant piece of Australia’s heritage has been stolen from NSW RSL headquarters in Sydney.  The first flag to be carried ashore to Gallipoli by Australian troops has been stolen from ANZAC House. The Sydney Morning Herald article on Thursday 6 August … Continue reading

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*Gallipoli Podcasts

Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance  conducts regular public lectures on a range of war related topics.  Photo: Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne. [H. MacDonald] Recordings of many of talks are available to download, for a limited time, from the internet or by … Continue reading

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