Anzac: public servants who never returned from war

The Anzac Centenary travelling exhibit will commence later this year. Until then, the many recipients of centenary grants offer a glimpse into the world of the original Anzacs, including a tribute to public sector veterans from the CPSU Victoria.

A touching tribute to the Anzac sacrifice of the Victorian public sector has been praised by Premier Daniel Andrews on the eve of the Anzac centenary.

The online memorial, collated by historian Robert Bollard for the Community and Public Sector Union’s Victorian branch has identified over 6000 public servants, teachers, police and railway employees who enlisted in World War I.

Andrews said their contribution deserves to be remembered:

“In honour of their sacrifice, and to commemorate their service, it is fitting that we, in this centenary year, recall as much of what occurred in that war as possible…

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