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Woden Valley is an area in the Australian capital Canberra. ‘Woden’ was the name chosen by Dr James Murray for his property of 2500 acres purchased in 1837. He named it after the Anglo-Saxon god Woden (the Norse/Viking form is Odin/OÞin) who, as…

This article from The Canberra Times in 1941 provides an update on the building of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Construction had begun in 1937, and the Memorial was set to be the largest stone building in the southern hemisphere. A…