1915, The Ordinary Soldier

Ordinary soldier promotional image

Guest blogger: Rose Wright, Arts Program teacher, Maryborough Special School Imagine you are a shy student teacher out for your first classroom placement—in a special school, no less— and walking into the late stages of a whole-school WW1 commemorative production. It is comparable to —a century before—those arrivals at Gallipoli in late 1915, with the … Read more

QANZAC100: Memories for a new generation digital story 2017

Since 2014, State Library of Queensland has been immersed in the QANZAC100: Memories for a New Generation project, a five-year state wide initiative which is creating a digital legacy for future generations around the Queensland experience of the First World War, and is providing Queenslanders with opportunities to discover and contribute to a deeper understanding of our … Read more

Eidsvold’s Soldiers

Certificate presented to Stephen Joseph Willett by Eidsvold Shire Council held at the Eidsvold & District Historical Complex.

A visitor to the Eidsvold & District Historical Complex can peek into the history of the local area, stroll around the buildings and railway rolling stock and dally over the geological display, telecommunications, old tools and farm machinery. Visitors are also enticed into the museum rooms displaying war artefacts and photographs and especially into Soldier’s Corner dedicated … Read more

Noosa remembers

Noosa Remembers

Noosa remembers: a history of the World War I memorials of Noosa Shire was launched at the Pomona Memorial rotunda on Friday 8 September 2017. This date is significant as exactly 100 years before, on Saturday 8 September 1917, the Roll of Honour for Noosa Shire was unveiled and dedicated. As with many communities across … Read more