Category Archives: Projects

Work begins on new Fromelles Museum

[Serero Architects] Work began on the new Fromelles Museum last week. The Museum is to be located adjacent to the CWGC Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Cemetery and is scheduled to open on 19 July 2013. [Carole Laignel] The architects of the … Continue reading

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Unit History help

FFFAIF member Stuart Curry is researching the 13th Field Artillery Brigade and the 14th Machine Gun Company (5th Division) with a view to completing the writing of their unit histories. To help in telling the story of the men who … 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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*New MP Posting

Located within the Research area of this website is a section known as Military Police. Photo: Some of the men from the 1st ANZAC Corps Headquarters [Trevor Munro Collection] A new Case Book has been added to the site. This Case Book highlights a … Continue reading

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Mont St Quentin Plans

In April 2009, the Minister for Veteran’s Affairs, The Hon. Alan Griffin MP announced the concept of an integrated trail of commemoration on the Western Front to foster a deeper appreciation of what Australians achieved and endured in the main … Continue reading

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Ozzie's Digger Tribute

FFFAIF Members Johan Durnez reported on the service for the interment of the first of the 250 Australian and British soldiers in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery in RECENT NEWS Item: Fromelles Burials Begin.  Johan introduced Ozzie, the kangaroo, … Continue reading

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*Ozzie Wozzie Project

FFFAIF Belgian member Johan Durnez has introduced Australia to his 2009/10 high school students with a program of learning entitled Ozzie Wozzie Westhoek Project. The project integrates aspects of Australia throughout the teaching program, not only in history, but across … Continue reading

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Search for Memorials

The Australian Governments’ Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Alan Griffin recently launched a new online resource to search for information on Australian overseas war memorials. Photo: Australian War Memorial, London [Chris Munro] The Overseas Memorials Search  includes details and photographs of more … Continue reading

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CWGC Trial !!

The Railway Chateau Cemetery is located close to Ieper and has been chosen by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as one of four cemeteries on the Western Front to undergo a trial landscaping project. Photo: Railway Chateau Cemetery, before the … Continue reading

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Diggers' databases

A recent newspaper article appearing in the Herald Sun in Victoria, Daily Telegraph in NSW, Courier Mail in Queensland and Adelaide Now in South Australia highlights the need to use a variety of sources to verify information collected when researching … Continue reading

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