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World War One

Captain (Charles) Bruce Bairnsfather Short biography on the prominent humorist and cartoonist.

Trooper Valentine Fennell Bowler Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier).

Corporal William Brass, Canterbury Regiment, N. Z. E. F. Author Brian Budge (Short Biography of this soldier).

John (Jack) George Cornwell (Article and images of a British soldier).

Ralph Doughty MC Author Peter Kivell (Article and images about the life and death of a New Zealander who won the MC. with the Australian Artillery).

Private William Irvine Dyce, 5th Bn. Royal Scots Author Brian Budge (Short Biography of this Orkney soldier).

Jack Griffiths, the life and death of an ANZAC Author Fay Widdicombe (Article and images of an Australian soldiers service in the trenches).

Major James Logie Harcus, 20th Bn. Australian Infantry, A. I. F. Author Brian Budge (Short biography of this soldier).

Sgt. Thomas Harris, VC. MM.  Author Tony Grant (Article and image on this Victoria Cross Recipient).

Private William Leslie Arthur James Hayes Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier),

Oh Elizabeth my Sweet Author Ken Wright (Article and images on an Australian serviceman William Keelan tragically killed in an accident in Plumstead, London in 1915).

Gallipoli Sonata Author Ken Wright (Article and images on composer Lieutenant Commander Kelly of the Hood Battalion R.N.D.).

Private Leonard Barton Leece Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier).

Lance Corporal Harry Linklater, 18th Bn. Australian Infantry Author Brian Budge (Short Biography of this soldier).

The Fate of so Many Author Ken Wright (Article and image on Australian serviceman Captain Manning, who was killed in the Battle of Amiens).

Captain John Martin, MC. Author Gordon Caldecott (Detailed research on this soldier).

Private Wallace McCulloch & Private Bert Elliott Author Mary Jean Van Dorp.

Private James King Moodie Author Brian Budge (Biographies of three men from Orkney who died at Gallipoli in 1915).

Harry Patch (The Last Tommy) Biography of Harry Patch.

George Peachment VC. A heroes story Author Ann Lloyd (Article and image of this VC recipient).

Percy Richards. MM, an Australian at war Author Rod Martin (Detailed article on this soldier and his division in the Great War).

Bill Rickson Author Russell Gore (Pictures of an old soldier and his return to the battlefields).

Lance Sergeant George Rosie Author Brian Budge (Biographies of three men from Orkney who died at Gallipoli in 1915.)

Second Lieutenant David Stuart Spence Author Brian Budge (Biographies of three men from Orkney who died at Gallipoli in 1915).

Captain Oswald Leslie Jennings Steel Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier).

Able Seaman Alfred Taylor and Private John Taylor Author Brian Budge (Article on two brothers from Orkney and the Zeebrugge raid of 1918).

Private James Thomas Turner Author Noel Joseph Turner (Biography including pictures of an Australian soldier).

Private Frederick Waterhouse Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier).

Private Ubert Victor Willis Author Christopher Albertson (Biography of an Australian soldier).

It's My Duty to Go Author Ken Wright (Article and images on the author's Great Uncle, Private Henry James Wright).

Too Far Away Thy Grave to See  Author Ken Wright (Article and images on two unrelated Australian servicemen who died far from home).

Life and Times of Five Australian Soldiers Author Christopher Albertson (Article on the life and times of five Australian servicemen who were killed in WW1).

 

World War Two

Lieutenant James Douglas Henry Author Mike Booker (Article on this soldier who served with the Royal Engineers and Long Range Desert Group).

Death Took a Holiday Author Ken Wright (Article and images on Major Heinz Schnaufer, a decorated Messerschmitt pilot in World War Two).

Escape and Die Author Ken Wright (Article and images on two Australians who escaped from a Prisoner of War camp in Singapore).

To Make One Weep Author Ken Wright (Article and images on Sergeant Herbert Thomas ‘Curly’ Leeson, buried in El Alamein War Cemetery).

 

 

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