Thanksforyourservice Podcast 7

November 28th, 2017

In this podcast, Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight set out to crochet a humble 120 poppies to “plant” at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne for Remembrance Day in honour of their fathers who served in World War II.  What started as small gesture of remembrance has grown into a community tribute of respect and remembrance known as 5000 poppies.  We then head to Alice Springs to talk to Ted Egan AO about his music and books about World War 1 and his families connection with the war.

The 5000 poppies website is https://5000poppies.wordpress.com/

Ted Egan's website can be found at http://www.tedegan.com.au/   Be sure to look at his music and book collection.  

We are keen to hear your feedback.  That email again is info@thanksforyourservice.net or leave a comment on our Facebook page.  And if your are listening to us via ITunes, please leave a review.

Finally, if you are interested in sponsorship/support of this podcast, head to our website or email us.  You can also support us via Patreon.  The link is www.patreon.com/thanksforyourservice

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Thanksforyourservice Podcast 6

October 20th, 2017

Welcome to our sixth podcast for Thanks for your Service.

 

Thanksforyourservice is a news and information resource and its focus is on historical topics relating to the Australian Defence Force.

You can find us on Facebook and Twitter  Just search for Thanksforyourservice.  Our website is www.thanksforyourservice.net .  You can also email us at info@thanksforyourservice.net

 

In this podcast, we learn about the War Heritage Roadshow which is currently touring Victoria, and we stay in Victoria and head to Ballarat to find out about the Avenue of Honor and Arch of Victory.

The link to the War Heritage Roadshow 2017 is http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/grimwadecentre/engagement/war-heritage-roadshow-2017

The link to information on the Avenue of Honour and Arch of Victory is http://honouringouranzacs.com.au/

We are keen to hear your feedback.  That email again is info@thanksforyourservice.net or leave a comment on our Facebook page.  And if your are listening to us via ITunes, please leave a review.

Finally, if you are interested in sponsorship/support of this podcast, head to our website or email us.  You can also support us via Patreon. The link is www.patreon.com/thanksforyourservice

 

 

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Thanksforyourservice Podcast 5

September 22nd, 2017

Welcome to our fifth podcast for Thanksforyourservice. 

Thanksforyourservice is a news and information resource and its focus is on historical topics relating to the Australian Defence Force.

You can find us on Facebook and Twitter  Just search for Thanksforyourservice.  Our website is www.thanksforyourservice.net  .  You can also email us at info@thanksforyourservice.net

In this podcast, we learn about the Office of Australian War Graves, and find about a secret World War II airbase at Lake Boga in Victoria. 

We are keen to hear your feedback.  That email again is info@thanksforyourservice.net or leave a comment on our Facebook page.

Finally, if you are interested in sponsorship/support of this podcast, head to our website or email us.  You can also support us via Patreon.  The link is www.patreon.com/thanksforyourservice

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Thanksforyourservice Podcast 4

August 26th, 2017

Welcome to our fourth podcast for Thanks for your Service.

 

Thanksforyourservice is a news and information resource and its focus is on historical topics relating to the Australian Defence Force.

You can find us on Facebook and Twitter  Just search for Thanksforyourservice.  Our website is www.thanksforyourservice.net  .  You can also email us at info@thanksforyourservice.net

In this podcast, we find out about the National Anzac Centre in Albany, Western Australia and learn about Everymans Welfare Service.

We are keen to hear your feedback.  That email again is info@thanksforyourservice.net or leave a comment on our Facebook page.

Finally, if you are interested in sponsorship/support of this podcast, head to our website or email us.  You can also support us via Patreon.  The link is www.patreon.com/thanksforyourservice

 

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Thanksforyourservice- Podcast 3

July 22nd, 2017

Welcome to out third podcast.

In this podcast, we talk to Peter Dunn who has been running a website called Australia at War for over 20 years, and we finish our tour of the Macarthur Museum in Brisbane where John Dunne takes us on a guided tour.

Peter's website is www.ozatwar.com

The Macarthur Museum website is www.mmb.org.au

Finally, if you are interested in sponsorship/support of this podcast, head to our website or email us.  You can also support us via Patreon.  The link is www.patreon.com/thanksforyourservice

Thanks for listening.

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Thanksforyourservice Podcast 2

June 24th, 2017

Welcome to our second podcast.  In this podcast, we continue our tour of the Macarthur Museum in Brisbane where John Dunne takes us on a guided tour.

We visit Horn Island in the Torres Strait and speak to Vanessa Seekee who is the Curator of the Torres Strait Heritage Museum.  Vanessa gives us an insight into the Islands World War 2 military history.

We learn about Lost Medals Australia, a service run by Glyn Larnwane, a serving Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army.  Glyn reunites lost service medals with their original recipients and families.  Head to our website for links to these stories at www.thanksforyourservice.net

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Thanksforyourservice Podcast 1

May 7th, 2017

Thanksforyourservice Podcast 1.  Welcome to our very first podcast.

In this episode, we talk to Anthony Hill.  Anthony is an award-winning Canberra author of 18 books of historical and literary non-fiction for adults, teenagers and younger readers.  His latest book is the new and updated second edition of "Animal Heroes".

We visit the Macarthur Museum in Brisbane where John Dunne takes us on a guided tour in a two part series.

We also meet Jim Claven who is the Secretary of the Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee.

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