Marina Larsson

Marina Larsson

Dr Marina Larsson is the author of Ragged Anzacs and currently works in Veterans heritage area of the Victorian Government.

Unsung healers: disabled Anzacs and family caregiving after the First World War

During the First World War, 60,000 Australian soldiers were killed and a further 90,000 were physically or mentally disabled. War disability transformed the lives of thousands of Australian families who welcomed home a ‘changed’ man. Although the Commonwealth Repatriation Department provided pensions, hospitals and medical treatment for ex-servicemen, in many instances much of the practical […]

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