Research Tips from Paul

All, I think that I have found the solution to only having an initial and surname of our diggers on the Arc of Triumph. Search by SURNAME and STATE on the aif project by ADFA From this website: https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au For example for E HALL Search SURNAME: Hall ADDRESS: Victoria Up comes a list with one…

Syria- Cause and Effect

Trying to follow what is going on in Syria and why? This comic will get you there in 5 minutes. September 3rd, 2015 Wars are complex. They come out of nowhere and all of a sudden, people you’ve never heard of are killing each other on the evening news. Here’s what you need to know…

WW1 Group Biography

Presentation on the Gooding family from The Epsom PS Honour Roll Oliver, Katie-Jade, Ryan and Jorja

Our ‘Great War’ Honor Wall

Our Epsom Honor Roll is located in our multi purpose room.  You’ve each been allocated a soldier to research using The Australian War Memorial site and The National Archives of Australia.  We want as much information as possible to paint a picture of life 100 years ago in Epsom and Bendigo using what we find…

Alisa’s Poppy for ANZAC day

Alisa doesn’t have a blog of her own yet, so she is going to post on here.   This is the poppy I made for ANZAC day to remember the soldiers that fought in World War 1.  On Saturday the 25th of April, 2015, it will be 100 years ago that they landed at Gallipoli. -Alisa…

Writing- “Christmas is for Sharing”

https://vimeo.com/111731071 Did you infer anything?  What questions did you ask throughout this? How did the soldiers feel at this point? Did it always seem worse at Christmas? What did they think when they saw the enemy entering No Man’s Land? Did the day change what they thought about the enemy? Was it right to enjoy…