Ralph Abernathy, Fiona Baverstock, Vera Brittain, Edmund Burke, Robin G. Collingwood, Elsie Dalyell, John Devoy, Peter Englund, Miles Franklin, Vida Goldstein, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Reid, Ettie Rout, Marion Leane Smith, G. M. Trevelyan, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, James Wilson, Virginia Woolf
Fremantle, Royaumont, Malta, Trinidad, Salonika, Istanbul, Egypt, England, Canada, New Zealand, Melbourne, United States, Russia, Belarus, Italy, Iraq, France, Macedonia, Malta and Salonika
1868: The last convicts arrived at Fremantle, Western Australia.
1874: James Wilson, one of the last convicts, writes to Fenian leader John Devoy.
1876: The Catalpa rescue — the liberation of six Fenian convicts from Fremantle gaol.
1915: New Zealand Volunteer Sisterhood set up by Ettie Rout is in Egypt.
1917: Ettie Rout’s prophylactic kit is sold at New Zealand Soldiers’ Clubs in England.
1918: First World War Armistice.
1919: Dr Elsie Dalyell awarded the OBE.
Also see military anniversaries in History, war and remembering in 2018
Australian War Memorial
Troves Digitised Newspapers
Women of Empire 1914-1918
Dressing Australia Museum of Costume
Women of Empire Stories
The Beauty and the Sorrow
Sinners, Saints & Settlers
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods. —Edmund Burke
But though kind Time may many joys renew, There is one greatest joy I shall not know Again, because my heart for loss of You Was broken, long ago. — Vera Brittain
Well-behaved women seldom make history. ― Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me! — G. M. Trevelyan
We are not makers of history. We are made by history. — Martin Luther King, Jr.
Every new generation must rewrite history in its own way. — Robin G. Collingwood
Now, dear friend, remember this is a voice from the tomb…we have been nearly nine years in this living tomb…it is impossible for mind or body to withstand the continual strain…one or the other must give away. — James Wilson
Fiona Baverstock and her husband Keith for their exhibition Women of Empire 1914-1918.