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26 May 1918: Pte William James Archbold


A farmer from Mackay, Queensland, William enlisted, age 18 into the Australian Imperial Force on 21 February 1916 and embarked from Sydney (for the UK) on 22 December the same year. Training in the UK at Codford and Bulford, he spent a month in Parkhouse Military Hospital, Bulford. He underwent Field Punishment No 2 for 7 days in March 1917 for a m…

Remembrance November 2019 : Sydney Australia


Report from Debbie Coupland in Australia.

There are two Remembrance spaces in the city: the Cenotaph in Martin Place and the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, as well as the Anzac Bridge which is much overlooked by its more famous neighbour Sydney Harbour Bridge.

 Anzac Memorial with Pool of Reflection.

The Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney

The w…

29 February 1916 : 1990 Pte Arthur Moore


The youngest son of Henry (farmer) and Elizabeth (née Whatley) Moore of Park House, Whatley, near Frome and the youngest of six children.  Educated Warminster Grammar School. In Birmingham  in 1891. Parents and two older siblings in various forms of manufacturing employment, Arthur and his five other siblings at school. This life wasn't for Art…

NSW Branch Meeting 18th April 2020


Invitation and notice of Branch meeting. Notice of postponement: The Australian (NSW) branch has delayed this meeting until Saturday the 7th of November 2020 or later. Location: 58a Penshurst St, Penshurst NSW 2222. Time: 1:00pm to 4:30pm. Dress: Smart casual. Members and friends, especially of our kindred organisations, are invited to attend.…