1950-1953 Korea

Student Resources

  • War in the Air
    The air war in Korea.
  • POW
    The story of Australian POWs of the Korean War.
  • Snippets
    Stories from the Korean War: The story of Mo Gwyther, POW; Huchies; Camouflage; Biological warfare; Naval rescue; Pat Owen on Death Valley; 46° below freezing; Food; Saboteurs; RAAF attack; Night patrols; Living conditions
  • Hurricane Ruth
    An account of Hurricane Ruth during the Korean War.
  • Overview Korea
    An overview of the Korean War.
  • Operation Commando
    An explanation of the Battle of Maryang San
  • Mrs Kim
    The story of the dedication of a Korean woman, Mrs Kim, to some Australian graves in Korea.
  • Kapyong
    An outline of the Battle of Kapyong (Korea).
  • Health
    Survival and health in the extremes of the Korean War.
  • Australian Involvement in Korea
    Statistics of Australian involvement in the Korean War.
  • At sea
    Australian ships in the Korean War.
  • Medals - General
    Reproductions of service medals and other awards from a variety of wars.
  • Interview Guide
    Practical suggestions for interviewing people about their war-related experience.


  • Where in the world?
    Students work out on a map where Australians have served in peace and war.
  • Uniforms Over Time
    Explore an interactive timeline of uniforms worn by Australian servicemen and women over time.

Annual ANZAC Day Ceremonies

The ANZAC Day Student Service

This solemn ceremony is conducted every year in Brisbane's ANZAC Square prior to ANZAC Day from 10am and noon approximately. The 2016 event took place on Thursday, the 21st day of April, and several thousand Queensland school students took part.

The ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Every year on the 25th day of April, the ANZAC Day Dawn Service starts at 04:28am sharp at Brisbane's Shrine of Remembrance, ANZAC Square, located between Ann and Adelaide Streets. All are welcome to attend.

Learn More

Copyright © 2016 ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) Incorporated.