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How Tasmanians commemorated the Centenary


How are you commemorating the Centenary of Anzac?

How Tasmanians choose to commemorate the Centenary of Anzac illustrates how Tasmanian individuals, communities and organisations decide ways to remember those who served and mark historical events.

Tasmanians are encouraged to share their stories about their Centenary of Anzac commemorations.  Here are some of ways Tasmanians are commemorating.

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From seeds, history grew

Joining forces to grow Lone Pine trees.

Military historian visits

British military historian John Greenacre visited Rose Bay High School.

Expressions of Gratitude

Making connections and exchanging information is beneficial learning more about the military history.

Commemorating Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG

Corporal Cameron Baird VC MG encapsulated the qualities of the Anzac legend. Rose Bay High commemorated Corporal Baird with a memorial in the school’s commemorative garden.

Remembrance Day 2015

Students made special tributes for soldiers for Remembrance Day 2015.

Experiencing the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience

The Spirit of Anzac Experience provided valuable background information.

Standing before the crosses

Rose Bay High School student Jacoba Sayers stood before the crosses when she visited cemeteries and memorials on the Western Front in Europe as a member of the Frank MacDonald Memorial Tour.

Essay explored impact of war

Essay explored the devastating effect World War I had on Australian/Tasmanian Society and examined the reasons why we commemorate the Centenary of our participation in conflict.

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