November 1, 2014 is the 100th year anniversary of the First convoy of soldiers leaving the shores of Australia of to join the first World war .
The first convoy left on November 1st 1914 , from Albany in Western Australia to Gallipoli in Turkey.
Many soldiers left their families and their beloved country with a hope of bringing peace to the world but only a few were lucky enough to return to their loved ones.
Below is a photo from the service at Albany. Photo credit: The West Australian
“Lest we forget”
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