Category Archives: World War 1

Violet Jessop ~ Miss Unsinkable

Day 363 of Colourisation Project – May 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Lucky or unlucky? Either way she lived to tell the story through her compelling memoirs titled, … Continue reading

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In Flanders Fields ~ We are the Dead

Day 361 of Colourisation Project – May 3 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Inspired by the death of his friend in combat, Canadian Officer, Major John McCrae composed one … Continue reading

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Albert Jacka – Super ANZAC

Day 354 of Colourisation Project – April 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  He was described by Australia’s official war historian, Charles E.W. Bean, as ‘Australia’s greatest front-line soldier’. … Continue reading

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Unable to Vote But Eligible to Die ~ Lest We Forget

Day 353 of Colourisation Project – April 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WARNING:   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the following contains an image … Continue reading

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Rupert Brooke ~ The Soldier Poet

Day 351 of Colourisation Project – April 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  The Turks didn’t get him…a mosquito did. English poet, Rupert Chawner Brooke, best known for his … Continue reading

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The Red Baron Aced

Day 349 of Colourisation Project – April 21 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  It was on this day, 21 April 1918, that Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, aka the Red … Continue reading

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Harry Chauvel – A Born Cavalry Officer

Day 344 of Colourisation Project – April 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  Divisional armourers had been ordered to sharpen all bayonets. On October 31, 1917, Lieutenant General, Sir … Continue reading

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