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Stories from the World War I collection

Curator's picks

Diarists' stories

Wesley Choat, prisoner of war

Wesley Choat and his two brothers enlisted in 1915.


Further reading

3rd Australian General Hospital

Albert William Savage was a professional photographer from Moore Park in Sydney. 

Jackson and the Paper VC

In Sydney in 1918 a shy, one-armed man from the tiny town of Gunbar was selling kisses for 5 shillings each.

Reviving "The Pictorial Panorama of the Great War"

Hand-coloured photographs by ‘digger artists’ are displayed together for the first time in almost 100 years.

Learning activities and excursions Curriculum-linked programs and resources for students and teachers.