Posted under World War One

  1. Mrs Pankhurst, her daughter and the Prime Minister: the suffragettes and the Great War

    Emmeline Pankhurst to Billy Hughes

    The recently released movie Suffragette has introduced a new audience to the extraordinary history of the movement for women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom, in particular its …

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  2. “sheets and a bed – glorious”

    “sheets and a bed – glorious.” So describes Wilberforce Newton’s delight in his hospital accommodations on 12th November 1915. Plagued by suspected bronchitis whilst serving with the …

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  3. Alfred Plumley Derham: soldier, medic, poet, ANZAC

    Geoffrey Laurenson – Professional Library Cadet Georgina Ward – Assistant Archivist The story of Alfred Plumley Derham is one of a young medical student who showed great …

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  4. ‘We will help until the war is won’

    Swallow and Ariell Patriotic Sewing Bee c. 1916

    During the anniversaries of World War One we reflect on the many aspects of war and its impact. As well as diaries and mementos of servicemen, the University …

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