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World War I - The Great War - 1914-1918

This is not a history of the Great War but how it affected Chermside and District. I am trying to find what happened to the people when their sons marched off to war, the camp that was in Marchant Paddock, the effect on the local industries such as tanneries.

Pre War - Social Conditioning of Australians
When war broke out in 1914 the then Australia Prime Minister, Andrew Fisher, promised that Australia would "stand beside our own to help and defend... 

Wartime - War Conditioning
George Mosse was professor of history at the University of Wisconsin comments: The First World War was the great watershed of our time. It was a... 

Post War - The After Effects
THE ARMISTICE The end of the war was marked by the signing of an Armistice at 11am on the 11th November, 1918. The German Army was beaten... 

Molly and the Medical Staff at Yungaba in World War I 20 Aug 2013
Now that you have seen the small version, here is a larger version where you can see faces more clearly and maybe identify some of them. Someone,...