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Welcome to our website

Our aim with this project is to help preserve our Australian WW1 military history. By showing where to record Anzac photos from the Great War and help Identify Diggers from the first A.I.F. before some of them disappear forever.

This is a Anzac Photographic Archive website to guide people to the right groups, associations & government departments who help record WW1 Military History. People from around the world are now realising the importance of this task. The First World War Centenary is fast approaching and many projects are under way.

Flickr is now the image hosting program everyone is using around the world to record, preserve, historical military photographs. You need to Sign Up, Create Account and start uploading your photographs on to your Photostream. Then you can divide individual Photographs into Albums.

Don't Forget the Diggers is a Album of WW1 Anzac Related Photographs & Postcards from the Great War or Click on the B & W Digger Soldier Icon to see an example of my own Photostream, Albums & Favorites. Every single photograph you can add additional information to below, website links, Tags, Join Groups. You can keep it Private, Friends only or make it public. You have search engines top right hand corner to connect you to similar photographs and topics. You can also let people comment on your photographs if you wish.

Please read next chapter called Our Mission to get a better understanding of where your military Photographs, Stories and postcards can be placed and recorded in Australia. Time is starting to run out to Identify Diggers from WW1 and many of the elderly age people who remember them are starting to pass away.

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WARTIME AUSTRALIA National Archives of Australia

A new website DISCOVERING ANZACS is under construction which will improve the overall recording of Digger Photos and Stories. This will incorporate any information given in the old site of Mapping Our Anzacs. Hopefully in the future they can use project ideas like The Great War Collage to help expand the search further. Sub Divided War Collages into smaller groups using  tags would make it one of the best research tools.



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Also my Youtube Chanel Curryww1 link shows my travels at the Western Front Battlefields 2008. Walking in the footsteps of both my Grandfathers is a technique plotting related Unit War Diaries Trench Map coordinates and locating those positions today at the Battlefields. Two Units from the 5th Division are recorded and filmed the 13th Field Artillery Brigade & 14th Machine Gun Company. How this is done can be found in Compose a War Diary which is third chapter in my WW1 Research Website Curryww1. Other videos included on this chanel are Australian Memorials, Museums and places of Interest. A Playlists of various Great War topics such as WW1 Documentaries, Movies, Military Weapons, Bunkers & Relics all helps with researching Diggers from the Great War.





At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them
LEST WE FORGET


The Australian Imperial Forces of
The Great War 1914-1918


Infantry 210,981
Machine Guns 4,476
Artillery 23,387
Trench Mortars 1,218
Engineers 9,950
Tunnellers 3,970
Light Horse 30,365
Australian Flying Corps 2,275
Australian Army Service Corps 9,735
Australian Army Medical Corps 12,945
Australian Army Nursing Service 2,054
General Reinforcements 15,071
Miscellaneous ARMS Returned to Australia 2,555
Wireless 434
Cyclists 570
Chaplains 386
Transport Officers 531
Veterinary 378

Total Enlistments 421,809
Served Overseas 331,781

Killed in Action 53,993
Non Battle Deaths 7,727
Wounded in Action 137,013
Gassed 16,496
Prisoners of War 3,647
Prisoner-of-War Deaths 109



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