Category Archives: Melbourne

Commemoration of the Battle of Fromelles 19-20 July 1916

Sydney: 10:15 at the Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park for 10:30 Solemn Procession to the ANZAC Memorial for 11:00 Commemorative Service Tuesday 19 July 2016 The Families and Friends of the First AIF invite you to attend the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of The Battle of … Continue reading

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Brothers In Arms

Johan Vanderwalle, co-author of Beneath Flanders Fields – The Tunneller’s War, is visiting Australia in a quest to honour the fallen Diggers of the Great War. Photo: Johan Vanderwalle and Lambis Engelzos In 2007 Johan played a key role in the … Continue reading

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*Thanks cobber

Robin Saxon Corfield OAM 1929 – 2010 Military historian and author of Don’t forget me, cobber – The Battle of Fromelles passed away peacefully at his home in Lara, Victoria on Saturday 9th October 2010. He was 81 years old. … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Over the Top

Join FFFAIF member Chris Bryett at The Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne on Friday 16th April at 2pm as he presents the tales of Harry Harnett from the Great War. Harry Hartnett joined the Australian Imperial Force in September 1915 at … Continue reading

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The Shrine

THE SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE MELBOURNE DECLARED A NATIONAL MEMORIAL Photo: The Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne. 11 November 1934 [State Library of Victoria] The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne was dedicated 75 years ago on 11 November 1934. The Shrine of … Continue reading

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MHSA Fromelles Talk

From The Military Historical Society of Australia Victoria Branch  An invitation to attend a talk by Lambis Englezos   ‘Fromelles and Pheasant Wood’   A talk on the history of the battle, the research and most recent work at the site…  Mr … Continue reading

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*Lambis' Award

On Thursday 3 September 2009 FFFAIF member Lambis Englezos joined 165 fellow recipients of Australian Honours and Awards at Victoria’s Government House to be presented with his AM and invested as a Member of the Order of Australia by Victorian Governor, Professor … Continue reading

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