When the last bugles of empire sounded in November 1918, the experience of war was far from over for most Western Australians. The logistics of returning troops to Australia was, in itself, a mammoth task. Once complete, communities struggled to face the loss and the enduring costs of war. In this fascinating talk, Notre Dame historians, Deborah Gare, Leigh Straw and Paul Reilly, will share some of the most extraordinary moments of the war’s end.
Image: Servicemen convalescing at Wooroloo Sanatorium 1918 | 007570D