Anzac Day Tours

gallipoli_anzac_cove_and_lone_pine_20100406_1168845541Anzac Day Tours In the 1920s and early 1930s questionnaires were sent to the next of kin of those members of the AIF who had died during the war or whose death up to the end of 1921 was deemed to be the result of war service. Anzac Day Tours Gallipoli  Information was sought partly for the writing of the official history under the direction of C.E.W. Bean and also for the drawing up of the official Roll of Honour, the bronze tablets of which now line the colonnades of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Inevitably not all the forms were returned: next of kin had died or could not be traced, in which case the Records Section filled in what details it could from the individual’s AIF dossier. Anzac Day Tours Gallipoli Turkey These entries, written in a distinctive clerical script, do not contain much of the background information that was sought, but they usually list in outline form the movements and any promotions (at officer or NCO rank), together with the appropriate dates, which in the case of NCOs could only be obtained otherwise from the individual’s dossier, since promotions at non-commissioned level were not centrally recorded in, for example, the Army List. Anzac Day Tours