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The Anzac Memorial Collection is a cornerstone in its mission to maintain the memory of NSW citizens who served, both home and abroad, during conflict and peace keeping activities. The Anzac Memorial continues to actively collect original material representing NSW and its citizen in both past and present conflicts.   If you would like to donate material to the Anzac Memorial please contact us at manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au or 8262 2900. Unfortunately the Anzac Memorial may not be able to accept a donation if it duplicates material already in the collection or if it does not fit within the parameters of our policy and mission. Please contact the Memorial before sending any items.

On this day

On this day
15 November

1899 — During the BOER WAR, Gen Botha’s troops wrecked an armoured train and captured 60 prisoners including journalist WINSTON CHURCHILL

1914 — HMAS SYDNEY and HMAS MELBOURNE finished escort duties with the “ANZAC” Convoy and proceeded to the WEST ATLANTIC where they patrolled the West Indies and the east coast of North America for 18 months

1944 — The Australian Government approved sending Australian Women’s Army Service (AWAS) members overseas. AWAS members went to LAE, New Guinea, and served in forward areas for the first time. Female nursing and  medical personnel were already in New Guinea