Abroad WW1

Access the State Library of Victoria’s online Ergo research resource on events abroad during WW1.

Australians earned a ferocious reputation as troops in the First World War.

They also earned a reputation as larrikins that paid little attention to military traditions like the observation of rank.

Topics include:

  • Gallipoli
  • Actions in France
  • Life in the trenches
  • Morale and relaxation
  • Letters and diaries
  • Returning soldiers