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Discover stories about courage, integrity, resilience, mateship, teamwork, duty and sacrifice - values which are integral to the ANZAC spirit.

Libraries have developed online education resources to meet the needs of the school history curriculum around WWI. Researchers will find this site of interest also, with information focused on regional connections to wartime.

Find World War I service personnel from the Moreton Bay region, and locate early World War I memorials in the region. Plus, download the interactive storytelling app, commemorating the region’s participation in World War I.

Moreton Bay during WWI

Read a short history of Moreton Bay during and just after the war and view a digital presentation about the region's involvement.

Links to Australian Curriculum for Years 3 & 9

Service Personnel

A database of servicemen and women from the Moreton Bay Region has been compiled primarily from honour boards and memorials across the region. Included are people who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Born in the district
  • Attended school in the district
  • A strong family connection with the region at that time
  • Must have lived in the region prior to joining up or immediately after (within 5 years)
  • Name is recorded on a local memorial or honour board.
In addition, fact sheets are available about some personnel from the region:

Links to Australian Curriculum for Years 1, 2 & 9

Memorials & Honour Boards

Access our database of WWI memorials and Honour Boards in Moreton Bay built up to and including 1930, containing photos and history of the memorials themselves, as well as listing names on the memorials.

Once Upon a War Time smartphone app - MBR WWI

Download this interactive storytelling app, commemorating the region's participation in World War I.

  • listen to the stories of 3 fictional characters from WWI
  • interact with historical photographs
  • find real soldiers from the region
  • explore local memorials
  • discover more about an Australian Digger's uniform.
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WWI Resources Guide

Explore our guide to useful resources about WWI, including books, websites, film and library collections.

Links to Australian Curriculum for Years 1, 2, 3 & 9

For more information, contact or visit your local library.

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