A tribute to those lost - ANZAC Day: Lest We Forget

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A tribute to those lost - ANZAC Day: Lest We Forget

The annual ANZAC Day: Lest We Forget exhibition, currently on display at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, is an opportunity for locals and visitors to pay their respects to those Australian men and women who have served during war times.

This year, Lest We Forget is on display until 21 May 2016 and remembers all wars and conflicts, particularly World War I and World War II.

Visit and discover Robert Taber's fascinating collection of war memorabilia, including original helmets, medals, weaponry and Australian and German gas masks.  Robert has a keen interest in army artefacts and has been collecting items from around the world for many years.  He was inspired to share some of his collection with the Gallery & Museum after vising last year's ANZAC Day: Lest We Forget exhibition.

Also featured are other photographs and memorabilia from local families, together with a selection of portrait photographs from the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) Gladstone collection. 

A display of men's and woman's uniforms are also on show, along with incredible 1945 newspaper front covers, exclaiming "The War is over!" 

A permanent fixture of the Museum Room gallery is the large wooden WWI, Town of Gladstone and Shire of Calliope, Roll of Honour, which is a major feature in this commemorative exhibit. 

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum is open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday, however closed Labour Day.


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