Anzac Day is a day of National significance for Australia and New Zealand. The anniversary of the Gallipoli Campaign is when we remember all those who have fought and died in battle. Discover all about the history and significance of Anzac Day by exploring the resources below.
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The 'Anzac' review on Salisbury Plain: an Australian mascot, illustration from 'The Illustrated War News', 27th September 1916 (sepia photo). [sepia photograph]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. https://quest.eb.com/search/108_4081833/1/108_4081833/cite
The Trumpet Calls: Australian World War I recruitment poster. Bugler calling Australian men to join their compatriots already fighting. Norman Lindsay (1879-1969) Australian artist. Machine Gun Rifle. [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. https://quest.eb.com/search/300_2288035/1/300...
Anzac France: Somme Official Website
This website is dedicated to Anzac Day and Dawn service in the Somme at Villers-Bretonneux. The website includes a brief history the battlefield and the roles of Australians and New Zealanders, the meaning of ANZAC and ANZAC Day history. You can also find visitor information.
Anzacs.net covers a wide range of resources including the prelude to war, Simpson's donkey and the boy soldiers. On this site are the names & details of 3219 soldiers buried in 26 cemeteries at Gallipoli plus 6393 names who are listed on Memorials.
Kingston Local History: Wars
Find out what was happening in Kingston during the wars with this collection of articles from the Kingston Local History website.
Kingston Local History: Wars
Australian Army: Anzac Day
This Army website covers all aspects of the Anzac service and it's significance, the history of the Anzac. There are also links to Unit histories and the history of the Army through various conflicts.
Anzac Portal: 100 years of Anzac
Covers Australian involvement at Gallipoli, at the Western Front, the Second World War, Thai Railway, Kokada Track, Korean and Vietname was.
World War I 1914-1918: 'Get into Khaki' We are doing our bit. Australian recruitment poster showing soldier with rifle in one hand gesturing toward other soldiers in battle (1914-1918). [Photography]. Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. https://quest.eb.com/search/300_2289971/1/300...
Australian War Memorial Centenary Projects 1914-1918
Projects include Anzac Connections, First World War Diaromas, Roll of Honor Soundscape, and a camera at Gallipoli.
Battle to Farm: WW1 Soldier Settlement Records in Victoria
This website, provided by Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV), is a resource of Victorian government records about soldier settlers.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission is a site you can search for Commonwealth forces and civilians who died in the two world wars. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission ensures that 1.7 million people who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten They care for cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations, in 153 countries.
3D Interactive Site
This interactive website details the actions of Australians and New Zealanders during the first twenty-four hours on the Gallipoli Peninsula. Use a timeline to explore a 3D Map of the peninsula, or play the story of the day in chapters.
The Evolution of Anzac Day from 1915 Until Today
An article by Australian Geographic.
In Flanders Fields
This website produced by the In Flanders Fields Museum, Belgium, is a research and educational resource for people worldwide.
Lives of the First World War
Bringing together material from museums, libraries and archives with family collections from all across the world.
New Zealand History Online: Anzac Day
This website covers the landing, the making of Anzac Day, poppies, fatalities and modern day Anzac Day.
Shrine of Remembrance: Anzac Day
This website for the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne covers Anzac Day services in Melbourne, the Shrine story, what's on, education and remembrance.