Samuel Carroll was a Tasmanian who enlisted for World War One in New Zealand.
Private McCulloch, from Tasmania’s North West, was one of only two Australian soldiers to have been recommended for a MM on three occasions. Running messages through dangerous zones under enemy fire on the Western Front earned Private McCulloch the MM.
Under attack from the Japanese aircraft, Edward 'Teddy' Sheean strapped himself to the anti-aircraft cannon,opened fire at the Japanese aircraft and went down with the ship.
“There were things you couldn’t imagine, and I wouldn’t want you to know… It seems 1,000 years since I left Launceston ”.
Signalman Terrence Godfrey Lockard, 19, from Hobart was killed in action on the HMAS Sydney in one of Australia’s worst naval disasters during World War II.
Tasmanian miner Arthur Mears suffered a gunshot wound to the left jaw resulting in the loss of his chin and mandible and received ground breaking plastic surgery work in Britain.
WARNING: The images on this webpage are confronting.
The Evandale History Society recently erected a new memorial in recognition of all personnel who served in the many conflicts outside the world wars, including Korea, Malaya, Indonesia, Vietnam, Somalia, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ettie Rout promoted safe sex and placed health ahead of the moral considerations of her time.