An unusually sturdy and comfortable CCS during the first world war.
Australian War Memorial
While no Australian nurses died in service on the Western Front, the horror of what they saw and treated on the front lines caused tremendous suffering and pain.
Cremation on the banks of the Ganges river, India.
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When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
A scholar takes a pilgrimage of the Western Front to try to comprehend the loss of lives of the First World War. Here British soldiers in a battlefield trench, c. 1915-1918.
From the Swiss border to the English channel, a scholar describes his pilgrimage of the Western Front as a tribute to fallen soldiers and to learn more about the devastating loss of life.
Reconstructive surgery carried out between 1916 and 1918.
Medical advances were the only positive things to come out of the Great War.
John Barker Sorrowing mother c.1916, oil on canvas.
70.8 h x 90.2 w cm.
National Gallery of Australia
Seven Australian composers feature in an epic communal piece of music honouring the Australians who died on the Western Front. It will have its premiere in Canberra, this Saturday.
A road sign in the Granite Belt, in Queensland.
Forty six thousand Australians died on the Western Front. After WWI, diggers were resettled in Queensland’s Granite Belt, where suburbs were named after battle sites. Our photo essay explores these poignant places today.