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Anzac Day 2015 in Melbourne

At dawn yesterday, the 25th of April 2015, it was exactly 100 years ago, that the allies made the assault up the cliffs at Gallipoli. Anzac Day is remembered by Australia and New Zealand every year, as the first significant battle the two nations endured major losses in. 248 more words


New Places

So I have been absent for almost a month.  Major life changes going on.  We have moved to Virginia and it is a big adjustment!  Life is good but I miss the TN mountains.  175 more words

Help sought to find relatives of Edward George Johnson

Please can anyone help with this enquiry? Please respond to the email address given below.
We will also contact Richard Goode, who has done such thorough research into the war graves. 119 more words

Edward George Johnson

War memorials in Young

I guess that title makes this sound like an exhaustive study of all that could be construed as a war memorial in Young. But, no, it is not. 198 more words

Australian History

Remembering William Donald Pascoe died 20 April 1915

100 years ago this week William Donald Pascoe of Devoran, Royal Field Artillery  died on 20 April 1915.

William is remembered in his home village on the war memorial but also on his parent’s grave amongst the spring flowers of the Devoran churchyard. 321 more words


War Memorials in Northampton

War Memorials in Northampton

As part of the Conflict and Communities Project, I am researching the War Memorials in the centre of Northampton.   It is interesting to note that almost as soon as hostilities ceased in 1918, the civic and church authorities starting to think about how best to remember those who had made the ultimate sacrifice. 168 more words