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Anzac Day

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Nan Hart (1946) – The end of the war

Glennie Old Girl Nan Hart says that The Glennie School continues to be an important part of her life. Nan recently returned to Glennie to share some of her favourite memories. In the first part of her interview, she shares about one night in particular that she will never forget

War-time chaplain The Rev'd Edwards described in his diary only being able to secure a horse for his personal use in September 1916. Before that he had to borrow one when he could (Image courtesy of the Records and Archives Centre – ACSQ)
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A Queensland army chaplain’s war-time diary

“Due to a generous donation of records and materials to the Records and Archives Centre, particularly a detailed diary of his time spent at the Front in the First World War, one war-time Chaplain stands out – The Rev’d Canon Cecil Edwards,” says Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb

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Remembering in gratitude and humility

“This year we are encouraged to find other ways of demonstrating our commitment to Anzac Day commemorations. Some communities have suggested standing on our driveways at dawn service and parade times, thus lining the streets of our suburbs in an alternative way, whilst others will undoubtedly use social media to broadcast their personal commemorations,” says Navy Chaplain Fr Stephen Briggs

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Remembrance Day

This year on Remembrance Day and Defence Sunday, we remember our Defence Force Chaplains and the important pastoral care work they do with our military personnel and veterans