Welcome To Hell: The battle for Lone Pine

PRIVATE HAROLD GREENAWAY AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY KILLED IN ACTION7th AUGUST 1915 GALLIPOLIOn the pathway heading away from the Ladywell Chapel just before the wall of remembrance (Heroes Corner) lies the family grave of Private Harold John Greenaway who was killed in action on Saturday 7th August during the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign of 1915. Born in Catford in 1893, Harold ...

The 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the SS Yongala and its Brockley connection

It's exactly 100 years today since the coastal trading ship SS Yongala sank in a tropical cyclone off the coast of Queensland, Australia on March 23rd 1911. The disaster became known as the 'Townsville Titanic' as all 122 passengers and crew were lost. The only body recovered was that of a racehorse called 'Moonshine' washed ...