Fromelles Media #2

Links to Media coverage of the reburial of the Australian and British soldiers at Fromelles since Friday 5 February 2010.

Photo: UNC Standard Bearers 30 January 2010 [Johan Durnez]

For the earlier period from Friday 29 January, 2010 to Friday 5 February, go to: Fromelles Media Reports 

Wednesday 24 February 2010

Fairfax Digital – The Sydney Morning Herald: Soldier’s family calls for inclusive service
Monday 22 February 2010

Fairfax Digital – The Age: Reburial rites ‘biased to one faith’
Monday 22 February 2010
At least 11 Jewish soldiers were killed in the Battle of Fromelles according an article by Ben Hirsh of VAJEX (Victorian Association of Jewish Exservicemen) in The Australian Jewish News: Lost at Fromelles – The Australian: Fromelles soldiers are laid to rest
By Leigh Dayton, Science Writer
Monday 22 February 2010
Reports that forensic archeologist and anthropologist Caroline Barker is in Australia to visit University of Sydney’s emeritus professor Richard Wright, senior forensic adviser to Oxford Archaeology as reports are being finalised in preparation for evidentiary and DNA-based identification.

Emeritus Professor Richard Wright, senior forensic adviser and Australian Archaelogist Ambika Flavel on-site at Fromelles as members of the Oxford Archaeology Team in June 2009 [Chris Munro]

Monday 22 February 2010

The Age: Fromelles dead to be revealed by Anzac Day
Monday 22 February 2010
Interview with Major General Mike O’Brien

Saturday 20 February 2010

Bigpond News: Soldiers reburied at Fromelles
Saturday 20 February 2010

Friday 19 February 2010

Fairfax Digital – The Flinders News: Local soldier among unidentified at Fromelles?
19 February 2010 01:15 PM
Tells the story of Lieutenant Eric Chinner of the 32nd Battalion, thought to have been buried at Pheasant Wood.

The Coffs Coast Advocate: Students to see WWI battlefields
19 February 2010
Features Coffs Harbour English and history teacher Jon Hart who will accompany 12 NSW students on the Premier’s ANZAC Memorial Scholarship to see the WWI battlefields and trenches of the the Western Front in France and Belgium.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2010

Central Coast Express Advocate: Poignant search for uncle lost at Battle of Fromelles
Tuesday, 16 February, 2010 @ 09:27am by Alicia McCumstie
Relates to Private Harold Bourke and his nephew Justin Bourke. The story of Private Harold Bourke featured on the FFFAIF website in July 2008 in Hit in No-Man’s Land.

 Thursday 11 February, 2010

ABC NEWS: Wrong flag used in Fromelles burials
Posted Thursday 11 February, 2010 1:05am AEDT
Updated Thursday 11 February, 2010 1:16am AEDT

 Wednesday 10 Febraury, 2010

Fairfax Digital – Campbelltown Macarthur Advertiser:  Student steps back to WWI battles
Wednesday 10 February, 2010 10:19 AM
The story of Laura Trevaskis, a student at The Campbelltown Performing Arts High School who is one of 12 NSW students to be awarded the Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship, which involves a fully funded trip to France and Belgium in September/October. 

Monday, 8 February, 2010 

Coventry Coventry soldier raises flag to Fromelles fallen
Monday 8th February 2010 

Bucks Free Press: Family still waiting for identity of war grave body
By SimonParr
9:30am Monday 8th February 2010 

Sunday, 7 February, 2010 

Andover Advertiser: Burial honour for our boys
2:50pm Sunday 7th February 2010 

Saturday, 6 February, 2010 

stv (Scotland on TV): Scots family to bury war hero
A Scottish family may have the chance to honour a soldier who was killed in the Second World War [and this is not the only error]
06 February 2010 14:52 PM 

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