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A crowd in Martin Place, Sydney, celebrates the news of the signing of the armistice. Image courtesy Australian War Memorial.


  • Tony Alexander says:

    To the CWL staff and volunteers : Thanks for documenting the history if WW1 at the local level. It will serve as valuable resource for years to come.

    • Admin@WW1 says:

      Thank you Tony for your support. It has been interesting to see how the First World War impacted on the lives of the people of Orange and district.

  • Daniele Martin says:

    Thank you for this wonderful and informative website ….. great research …. thanks again for all your hard work….Cheers

  • Lachlann Partridge says:

    Thank you for providing an exceptional, accessible and moving tribute to the impact of WW1 on the Orange community. Your research has been meticulous. I’m glad the war is over but I will miss delving into your informative daily posts.

    • Admin@WW1 says:

      Thank you Lachlann for your kind words. It’s hard to believe that the war lasted for so long. We too are glad that it is now over. We are also sad for the lasting impact that the war had on the Orange district.