John Charles Merriman Traill was born on 24 January 1880 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of George William Traill, book-keeper, and his wife Phoebe Marshall (née Trew).
Mutineers is a true story of the heroes and villains who sparked the biggest controversy in the annals of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) when they led a mutiny on […]
Withdrawing your forces while ‘in-contact’ with the enemy is a challenging military manoeuvre.
Mark Latchford opened his excellent presentation to an audience of 26 explaining that he inherited his grandfather’s (Ern) trunk of several hundred letters written to his fiancé during WWI.
After Second Lieutenant Charles Kingsford Smith of the Royal Flying Corps returned wounded to Australia, he spent the night of 7 May 1918 on the beach at Terrigal watching for […]
Books are the rather torrid, but harmless, affair, you have while your spouse is asleep beside you.
Tom Curran examines the role of Winston Churchill, the First Sea Lord at the time, in decision making prior to the Gallipoli landings.
Hospital ships have been in use since at least the days the British fought off the Spanish Armada says Rupert Goodman in Hospital Ships.