The ANZAC Centenary – Remembering 100 Years of Service

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The First World War & the Beginning of the ANZAC Tradition On August 4, 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. Australia then in turn quickly pledged its support for its ally and volunteer recruiting then began shortly after. The Australian Defence Act (1903) stipulated that the government could only use conscripts to fight on Australian…

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