Every object tells a story

All of our artefacts tell the story of toil and sacrifice for every individual affected by war. They include a wide range of material, from film and oral history to work of art, large objects, and personal letters and diaries.

Collection Objects

On this day
26 May

1915 — “A” Siege Battery was formed from the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery to serve in the AIF in Europe. This was the only Australian Permanent Military Force unit to serve in the AIF

1968 — Fire Support Base (FSB) BALMORAL was attacked by a North Vietnamese Army battalion. Three soldiers of 3 RAR were killed in the action and 14 wounded