On Friday 18 October 1889, tucked away on page seven of the Melbourne Argus, an announcement – the appointment of 35-year-old Captain F.S.L. Penno as assistant adjutant-general in the Victorian […]
‘In 1911 Australia became the first modern English-speaking country to demand universal and mandatory military training in times of peace; for 12- to 18-year-old boys. Caulfield Grammar School with its […]
Gustav Adolph (Gus) Ebeling was born at Percydale in the Pyrenees Ranges of the central Victorian goldfields on 5 March 1871.
Lt Colonel Charles Umphelby died of wounds received in action at Driefontein on 12 March 1900.
A paper based on an address delivered at a service commemorating the 2nd Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 at the Anzac Memorial, Hyde Park, Sydney, on Sunday 26 May 2019 by Rear […]
This is a rather unsatisfying book.