Thursday, July 26, 2012

Maitland historians pay tribute to our Anzacs

From the Maitland Mercury report:
As a soldier of World War I, Private Read’s name is displayed on the Woodville School of Arts Honour Roll and on panel 30 of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Private Read’s story – along with those of many more other young soldiers – are about to be explored and revealed as part of a project linking schoolchildren with the men of World War I.
Maitland military historians John Gillam and Yvonne Fletcher have researched the war experiences of more than 120 soldiers as part of the project, launched this week at Thornton Public School.

Full article by Emma Swain available at Maitland Mercury, 19 Jul, 2012.