This blog is a companion to the Database of Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Australian Red Cross Centenary, 2014

Four lady Red Cross officials at No 5 Australian General Hospital at St Kilda. Australian War Memorial Collection H18704.
The Australian Branch of the British Red Cross formed in Melbourne within days of the declaration of war in August 1914.  Now the Australian Red Cross is commemorating the centenary of that beginning.  Keep an eye on the Red Cross centenary website for information on commemorative events and stories.

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