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Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation

WWI Blog

Discoveries from the State Library of Queensland collections.

Queensland's WWI Centenary blog

There are thousands of stories to tell about the Queensland experience of the First World War. Some are known already. Some are only now being discovered or have been too hard to tell.

Queensland's WWI Centenary blog uncovers stories from SLQ collections about the experiences of Queenslanders during the years 1914-1918.

The blog contains stories that help us to learn more about:

  • the faces of WWI
  • home front history
  • women of war
  • khaki concerts
  • a doctor's perspective
  • the young Red Cross
  • home support
  • soldier's poems and letters
  • digitised significant historical items

Contribute your stories or comment on stories

Perhaps you have your great grandfather's diary or medals in a drawer somewhere. Perhaps you have family yarns that connect you through time to the cataclysmic events of WWI.

We encourage you to visit the blog and comment on the posts. We invite you to share your research and family stories of the First World War.

Please email us at qanzac100@slq.qld.gov.au and we can publish your stories and articles on our WWI Centenary Blog. 

Join the conversation to commemorate Queensland's WWI and Anzac experiences via Queensland's WWI Centenary blog.

Francis Henry Staunton

WWI soldiers sitting on top of a tank. Negative No: 178553