Farewell, Dear People
Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation
- Wednesday 31 October 2012
- 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM
- Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Building
- Adults $15, Friends/Concessions $10.
Note: This is a past event and is shown here for archival purposes only.
By the end of World War I Australia had lost 60,000 soldiers, a catastrophic number for a relatively small population. Ross McMullin has researched the stories of 10 of these extraordinary individuals, among them an internationally acclaimed medical researcher, a rugby international and a rising Labor star. Come and hear the soldiers’ stories and gain a greater understanding of this seminal time in Australia’s history.
Ross McMullin is a historian and biographer whose main interests are Australian history, politics and sport. He has researched and written extensively about the impact on Australia of its involvement in World War I.