Posts Tagged World War One

WHAT BECAME OF PRIVATE QUAMBY AT ANZAC COVE?

WHAT BECAME OF PRIVATE QUAMBY AT ANZAC COVE?

LOST MATES  HAUNT AN ANZAC When Anzac veteran Arthur Singleton was admitted to a Tasmanian mental asylum in 1926 he spoke of being tormented by the voices of his dead mates on Gallipolli.  He went on to fight in France,  but it was memories of the carnage   […]

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LACHLAN MACQUARIE; FATHER OF THE ANZACS?

LACHLAN MACQUARIE; FATHER OF THE ANZACS?

 VISION FOR A NATION By 1815 Governor Lachlan Macquarie’s extensive building programme and his efforts to raise the moral standards of the colony of New South Wales were bearing fruit. Sydney, which had been little more than a squalid penal camp when he arrived, was becoming a […]

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