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Raising voices for their heroes

Gallipoli choir

By Emilie Ng BEFORE sunlight breaks in Gallipoli on April 25, 34 young Queenslanders will let out their first note in a moving tribute to Australia’s First World War heroes and heroines. Students and alumni from two Brisbane Catholic schools, St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace and All Hallows’ School, flew into Turkey one week before Anzac Day to prepare for ... Read More »

A man of faith and honour

Karen Robinson

By Isaac Murphy ANZAC hero James Cameron was one of the lucky ones to make it through the First World War, but perhaps there was a saintly hand guarding him from the whistling bullets. “Lucky Jim”, as his fellow diggers called him had a close connection with a woman who would become Australia’s first saint. James was the cousin of ... Read More »

Catholic students remember Anzacs in Gallipoli

Catholic students in Gallipoli

PRIVATE Thomas Frederick Murray, a bomb thrower for the 1st Battalion in Gallipoli, died in the trenches only three days into the Battle of Lone Pine. One hundred years later, Marist College Ashgrove student Nicholas Murray, Private Murray’s great-great nephew, paid a special visit to his brave relative’s grave. Nicholas is one of 70 Queensland students, 16 from Catholic schools, ... Read More »

Students to thank Anzacs

Anzac tour

RENEE Drury will soon be making a “life-changing journey” to stand on the shores of Gallipoli 100 years after Australia and New Zealand soldiers landed. The student from Clairvaux MacKillop College, Upper Mt Gravatt, is one of 70 Queensland students who won Premier Campbell Newman’s Anzac Prize. The students will make an historical trip to attend the 2015 Gallipoli dawn ... Read More »

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