This project hopes to provide details of available information on the men of the AIF who are either buried or commemorated at Gallipoli.
The project will provide details of sources, including reference books, unit histories, newspapers and general sources where photos and information can be found. The project:
The Anzac spirit is often discussed and debated, this project does not address the history of the campaign, military strategies or the 'mateship' ethic. It looks at family aspects so that interested and related people can connect with these men. It aims to develop the soldiers as men, personalising them - as part of peoples' families and as individuals. The project does not duplicate the great work done by the Australian War Memorial (www.awm.gov.au), the National Archives of Australia (www.naa.gov.au) or by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (www.cwgc.org) in making information on the servicemen readily available. The final product will be:
Release of book and database
In March 2015, the book 'The Spirits of Gallipoli - A centenary of Anzacs' was released. Accompanying the book is an interactive CD that pays tribute to all the Australian soldiers who are commemorated at Gallipoli. Purchase the book via the website (link above)