With the ‘footie’ season throughout Australia approaching its final rounds, a timely addition to the website is Laura Grumley’s winning essay for the 2007 John Laffin Memorial Travel Prize (JLTP) which traces the war experience of four footballers in the AIF. To read Laura’s essay click here.
Other winning essays of the John Laffin Memorial Travel Prize awarded to students from the University of New South Wales include:
- 2005: Realising Distant Loss: Grief and Bereavement in the Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files by Sam McSkimming.
- 2006: The first fraught weeks of Gallipoli landing by John Holland