Pte. Tom G. Davis – One of the 170+ men pictured on the honour boards held at Mosman Library. Learn more about this man.

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Behind the lines

Welcome to our team space. A key part of this project is sharing the work done ‘behind the scenes’. Learn about digital tools and technologies. Explore online sources relating to World War One.

Mosman through the lens of WWI

When you start looking, you begin to find traces of the First World War everywhere in Mosman. For me, that was the most surprising and fascinating part of Doing our bit.

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Bernard · 8 November 2018 · # · · Comment

Images found: A personal retrospective.

As the 100th anniversary to the ending of the war to end all wars draws near, it seems timely to re-cap with a selection of images and finds from the last few years.

AEROPLANE V. AIRSHIP. The Strand Magazine, 1916. See: Raglan St. to RFC: Bill Taylor’s school days & calling to the skies.

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Darragh Christie · 7 November 2018 · # · Comment

Doing our Bit by Donna Braye

Louise Mack

When Doing Our Bit was initially proposed I thought what do I know about the Great War? What can I contribute? I needn’t have worried as within a very short time I was inspired by the photographs and stories being shared by relatives of local service people.

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Donna · 6 November 2018 · # · Comment

Doing our Bit: Mosman 1914-1918

In 2013 Mosman Library Services launched this unique online resource. The intention was to formally acknowledge the centenary of the First World War and recognize the sacrifice made by local service people.

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Donna · 5 November 2018 · # · Comment

HMAS Sydney's flying 1sts

HMAS Sydney, whose Mast is a permanent memorial at Bradley’s Head, had a few interesting engagements in the North Sea. On June 1st, 1918, her 2-F1 Sopwith Camel was scrambled to take on German aircraft attacking HMAS Melbourne

HMAS Sydney’s Mast at Bradleys Head.

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Darragh Christie · 1 June 2018 · # · Comment [1]




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