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Anzac History- Tracing Our Ancestors

My class are currently preparing speeches for the annual local speech competition. One of the topics asks students to talk about a family member who went to WW1. 152 more words


Looking at the Anzacs

As Anzac Day approaches, we have some interesting First World War displays for you to explore:

The Changing Face of Veterans (exhibition at Upper Riccarton Library until Monday 4 May). 246 more words


The decontextualisation of ANZAC Day

Everyone else is giving their reckons on the treatment of ANZAC Day this year, as we commemorate the centenary of the first year of World War I. 541 more words


Brain stuffed up with learning

5th. Somerset LI., Rawalpindi
April 14th. 1915

My dear old Elsie

I’m afraid I’ve no time to write you a long letter this mail but I’ll send you a few snap shots instead which I hope you’ll like and I will write on the back what they are. 155 more words


'Spring Offensive' by Wilfred Owen

‘Spring Offensive’

by Wilfred Owen

Halted against the shade of a last hill,

They fed, and, lying easy, were at ease

And, finding comfortable chests and knees… 387 more words


Defense of Van

The Defense of Van (also known as the Siege of Van; Van Resistance to the Armenians (Armenian: Վանի հերոսամարտ) Vani herosamart) and Van Rebellion/Revolution to the Turks (Turkish: Van İsyanı/İhtilâli), was… 2,786 more words


Service for planting of Ceramic Poppies at Stow Maries WWI Aerodrome - 19 April 2015

Ten ceramic poppies from the ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ art installation were ‘planted’ during a service of remembrance at Stow Maries Aerodrome, in memory of the airmen of 37 (Home Defence) Squadron who died whilst serving the squadron during World War One. 43 more words