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Wartime images

In service, on the home front, in remembrance

View a selection of photos from Sydney and around New South Wales that relate to war time activities of 1914 to 1918 and beyond these years as commemoration memorials were established throughout the state.  The images come from a variety of archives across our collection, many of which are including in other pages within this site.


Images of Military Activity

Images of Wartime Sydney

150-170 George St, Sydney

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Ferries at Circular Quay

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Brogo Public School, 1914

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Installation of railway gun at Central Railway Station

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Blakehust Public School, c.1914

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Have you your war bond sign above Central Railway Station

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Installation of German railway gun at Central Railway Station

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Captured German railway gun

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Railway gun on way to Central Station

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Images of Memorials from around New South Wales

Dubbo Memorial, 1931

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Wellington Memorial Gate, 1929

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Hyde Park, Sydney

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Hyde Park and St Marys, Sydney

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The Carillon, Bathurst

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Adamstown War Memorial

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Kings Parade Bathurst

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Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney

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Anzac Memorial. Sydney

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Unveiling bronze figures at The Cenotaph, Martin Place

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The Cenotaph prior to unveiling of bronze figures

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The Cenotaph prior to unveiling of bronze figures

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Kings Parade, Bathurst


Anzac Day celebrations, 1917

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