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Task no. 1
Use the sources below and your own research to answer the following questions. Refer explicitly to the evidence provided by the primary source material in your answers.
- What do we know about Alan and Dene Fry from this collection of sources?
- What does the evidence suggest about the attitudes of the Fry brothers to joining the armed forces?
- How did their attitude change during the course of the war?
- What does the evidence suggest about how the Fry brothers were remembered by their family and friends?
Note about sources
In conducting your research, you will need to click on each collection item below (on the icon with an “SL” in a box at the bottom left corner of the image) and then again on the image in the pop-up to access the full record, and further sources on the State Library’s website.
Most sources have been transcribed (i.e. typed up so they are easier to read). Where provided, the link to the transcribed version of the source can be found on its online catalogue record. See below for an example of where to find this link.