Poster and Wartime Snapshot #15

Commemorating the first convoy of Australian troops to the First World War

The 2014 Remembrance Day poster features an artwork titled First convoy at sea, depicting the convoy of ships that sailed from Albany in Western Australia on 1 November 1914 carrying 30,000 men and 8000 horses overseas for service in the First World War.  En route, HMAS Sydney destroyed the German raider SMS Emden, ensuring the convoy’s safe passage through the Indian Ocean. 

Remembrance Day Poster
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Wartime Snapshot #15—Commemorating the first convoy of Australian troops to the First World War
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