Stories about Premiers Anzac Spirit School Prize

Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 –Privates Frantz Albert and Lionel Theodore Claude Docking – By Lila Weidenbach

“When we see the boys returning Our hearts do ache with pain, To think that you boys are not there, And will never come again.” This touching insert in The […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – William Charles Nightingale Waite – By Angelique Dellaney

All service men and women who served within WW1 experienced horrendous things that no human would ever wish on another. The battlefronts of Gallipoli, the Western Front and throughout the […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Charles Andrew Horne – By Laj Thind

I met an elderly man at a school camp at Dzintari Latvian Campsite. Jeffery Horne is the uncle of a teacher who came to help out. That night as we […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Sergeant Horace Alfred Cadd – By Koby Poulton

It’s 4am on July 31st 1917 and Private Alfred Cadd and his unit are attempting to transport wounded soldiers in Belgium. They waited until 4am to avoid alerting the enemy […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Private Lloyd Leonard Mahoney – By Kelly Parkin

  Private Lloyd Leonard Mahoney fought in Gallipoli, Turkey, and northern France in the Battle of Pozieres. The 1915 Gallipoli campaign involved the unsuccessful plan of the Allies to force […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Thomas William Victor Richardson – By Oliver Shephard-Bayly

Anzacs lived through the extreme experiences of war on the Western Front and demonstrated remarkable determination and courage. These trenches were unlike any battle field that came before. Over 29 […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – William Charles Westbury – By Neva van Raalte

William Charles Westbury was part of the 10th Australian Battalion who landed on the shores of Gallipoli on April 25th 1915. He also served in the horrendous battle at Mouquet […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Private Raymond Charles Runga – By Lucy Smith

The experiences of the Australian men and women who served in the First World War can be defined as challenging and traumatic. These service men and women deserve to be […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Private Raymond Charles Runga – By Jenny Tran

What of the famous ‘Anzac spirit’ when Aboriginal man, Raymond Charles ‘Charlie’ Runga, enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) to serve his country in the First World War (WW1)? […]

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Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize 2018 – Matron Ethel Sarah Davidson – By Holly Wallman

It was the moment that her world stood still. For one fleeting moment, her heart stopped. This was a world war. Her eyes would see countless bullets, her ears would […]

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