This year marks the Anniversary of 100 years since the Battle of Hamel. To this date 100 Australians have been awarded the Victoria Cross.
The Australian War Memorial will publish a book about these.
The POWERS OF 10 IN HARRY DALZIEL’S LIFE:
Harry’s 1,000th V.C.
100 years since Hamel occurs this year in Queensland at 11.10 a.m. OR 3.10 am in France.
John Monash wrote to his wife from Gallipoli in 1915:
“I am convinced that there are no troops in the world to equal the Australians in cool daring, courage and endurance.”
In closing, there are two Documentaries all Australians should watch. They are:
Monash. The Forgotten Anzac.
Hamel the Turning Point WWI
Also, we would love you to enjoy some songs of the WWI era:
On the Songs on YouTube Page , there are songs of the World War One Era, which are still well known today. Harry liked to sing “I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen”