A night in the JOL: Queensland stories of World War One

QLD WW1

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It’s been 99 years since the start of World War One. Join guest panellists Lieutenant-General Mark Evans (retired) AO, DSC, Chair of the Queensland Advisory Committee for the Commemoration of the ANZAC Centenary (2014-2018), and Kate Walton, PhD candidate at The University of Queensland specialising in Australian Prisoners of War in Turkey, in conversation with Dr Kate Evans as they discuss the impact of World War One on Queenslanders and its enduring legacy.

Treasures from the John Oxley Library will be on display, including photographs, personal letters and diaries of Queensland servicemen and their families documenting their first hand experiences.

This event is part of A night in the JOL monthly talks series where we delve into Queensland’s rich and diverse history.

 

When:
Wed 24 Apr 2013, 6:00 pm -
Venue:
John Oxley Library, Level 4,
Cost:
Free
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