Cover of 'Anzac Memorial', published by the Returned Soldiers' Association of NSW, 1916

The cover of the publication features the NSW RSA crest and the words Anzac Memorial
Historical note: 

In November 1915, public health campaigners Dr. Mary Booth and William Brooks established a Returned Soldiers' Association (RSA) and Soldiers' Club at the Royal Hotel on George Street, Sydney. The RSA hoped to 'bind the returned soldiers together, to give them new and wider interests, and, if possible, assits them to get work'. ('Returned Soldiers' Association', Sydney Mail, 22 December 1915: 28, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article162493956).

The association established kiosks for returned soldiers in Hyde Park and published Anzac Memorial, marking the 'names and deeds of the soldiers and sailors of Australia and New Zealand'. (Sekuless & Rees, Lest we forget: the history of the Returned Services League 1916-1986, p.22)

Materials: 
Paper
Category: 
Souvenirs and ephemera
Conflict: 
First World War (1914-18)
Location: 
Sydney
Production Date: 
1916

On this day

On this day
8 February

1942 — Japanese advances forced the Allied troops to retreat from Malaya and concentrate in SINGAPORE which was believed to be a impregnable fortress. On the day, Japanese forces crossed the Straits of Johore and began the invasion of Singapore. They were engaged by troops of the 22nd and 27th Brigades of the 8th Australian Division