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The Wireless Institute of Australia

Are you going to Gallipoli?

Date : 26 / 03 / 2015

Author : Jim Linton – VK3PC

The Türkiye Radyo Amatörleri Cemiyeti (TRAC) wants to know the names and callsigns of any Australian and New Zealand radio amateurs who will be on the Gallipoli Peninsula for ANZAC Day this year. 404 more words

Amateur Radio

18 March - We Remember

Today, 18 March 2015 is an important day for Turkey – known as Canakkale Victory and Martyr’s Day. Today is the 100 year anniversary of this important date, on which in 1915, Turkey defeated Allied Battleships as they moved up the Dardanelles, shelling Turkish forts in Canakkale, in an attempt to take control of the Dardanelles. 315 more words


And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda by Eric Bogle and Bruce Whatley

But the band played ‘Waltzing Matilda’ when we stopped to bury our slain. We buried ours, and the Turks buried theirs; then we started all over again. 59 more words

So my grandfather is not forgotten.

January 1st, 2015, is the centenary of my grandfather, Christopher Alphonsus Dixon, enlisting in the British Army, a day that would lead him into the First World War to fight at Gallipoli in the straits of the Dardanelles. 124 more words

County Kerry

From Gallipoli to Colintraive - Todd Ferguson of the ColGlen Archaeology Group reflects on the digital recording of a WW1 memorial...

On a rather fine Saturday morning in June, the ColGlen Archaeology Group came together to take part in the final session with Dr. Stuart Jeffrey, Dr. 879 more words

Russell Crowe’s Personal Filmmaking Journey in The Water Diviner

Oscar winner Russell Crowe has always been proud of his heritage as both an Australian and a New Zealander, and now in his directorial debut he takes to the screen to the tell the story of the greatest defining moment in these two counties history, the Battle of Gallipoli, in The Water Diviner. 217 more words



Five years ago we attended a dawn service for Anzac (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day – the anniversary of the landing of WWI troops from Australia and New Zealand on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, on April 25, 1915. 92 more words