ANZAC Centenary

 

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”

 

Related article:  ANZAC Albany

 

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