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A short article with photograph on page 22 of the Hobart newspaper ‘The Mercury’ on September 5, 1953. The article reports the recent activities of the World War Two Norwegian resistance hero Lief Larsen. The article describes Larsen as a…

National Savings Week was a movement instituted in Great Britain in 1916 to raise funds to counteract government deficits. The emblem of the Movement was, at first, the Swastika but that was replaced with a figure that appears to be St. George…

A ‘Punch’ cartoon of Neville Chamberlain (Primer Minister of the UK) and Anthony Eden (his Foreign Secretary) depicting them as medieval admirals watching a serpent titled ‘Mediterranean piracy’, saying ‘I say, even in holiday time. I think…

Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Black painted curved metal shield designed as a wall plaque, with the heraldic crest of Oxford University. The crest features an open book bearing the motto 'Dominus illuminatio mea' , with two crowns above…

Australian infantrymen taking part in the Lord Mayor's Procession march past Buckingham Palace, where King George V was taking the salute. The Lord Mayor's Procession began in 1215, when the citizens of London were allowed to elect a mayor for the…

REL/00793 Front and reverse Entry on Australian War Memorial website: Small aluminium shield. Engraved on the obverse is, '528 PRIVATE C E URRY 25TH APRIL GALLIPOLI HMS SCOURGE 5TH JUNE GERMAN OFFICERS TRENCH 6TH AUGUST LONE PINE EVACUATED 20TH…

His Majesty, King George V, bestowing the Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) award upon an Australian officer at an investiture held at Buckingham Palace.

Signet ring made from 18 carat gold. The face of the ring is impressed with a lion rampant holding a compass. In a scroll below is the latin motto 'MARTE ET ARTE' [By war and arts]. These words are impressed in the reverse to enable the ring to be…