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Collected: Stories from the Australian War Memorial


Collected: Stories from the Australian War Memorial explores the artefacts that make up the museum of the Australian War Memorial. Join journalist Louise Maher over twelve episodes and take a closer look at the obscure, popular, strange and wonderful items in the collection. Louise peels back the past, highlights the history and uncovers the stories that the public don’t always get to hear.

Feb 6, 2019

Episode two - A mother's love and memory

Episode two explores the different ways mothers have dealt with the grief of losing sons in war. In conversation with Memorial curators Kerry Neale and Stephanie Boyle, Maher discovers the significance of a gold brooch and a tin of biscuits currently on display in the Memorial's After the war exhibition.